Module to read svg

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Mon Jan 8 12:06:47 CET 2007

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> schpok at schrieb:
>> Does anyone know if there's an actual free implementation of this?
> For the dom module in it, xml.dom.minidom should work. Depending on
> your processing needs, that might be sufficient.

I don't think it quite fits what the OP is asking for. SVG defines some non-XML
structure for some of its contents. For example:

  <polyline points="100,200 100,100" />

The OP is asking for a module that would parse the "points" attribute into a list:

  [(100.0, 200.0), (100.0, 100.0)]

Robert Kern

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 an underlying truth."
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