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Re: make a drawing with Emacs

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: make a drawing with Emacs
Date: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 19:23:56 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Tomas Hlavaty <> writes:

> 2) Elisp does not have keyword arguments.  However, svg.el works around
>    that with rest arg plist.  This brings the worst of both worlds:
>    complexity and useless tools.
>    For example, I use eldoc.  Eldoc hint for svg-circle is useless:
>       svg-circle: (SVG X Y RADIUS &rest ARGS)
>    I have to dig into the source code to find out what ARGS is.  Every
>    time I use svg-circle.

The arguments can be any attribute that's valid for an SVG element.  I'm
not sure how digging into the source code helps you with determining
that -- you'd need to look at the SVG standards document to find out
what keywords/values are valid.

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