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Re: [PATCH] Improvements for the SVG backend

From: Patrick McCarty
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Improvements for the SVG backend
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 16:46:40 -0700

On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 4:32 PM, Graham
Percival<address@hidden> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 04:25:00PM -0700, Patrick McCarty wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 4:19 PM, Graham
>> Percival<address@hidden> wrote:
>> > And by "could you produce instructions", Carl means "could you
>> > patch AU 3.2.2, since evidently the instructions there don't work
>> > any more".
>> There are only instructions for UNIX.  Is the process for installing
>> fonts on Mac different (I think Carl uses a Mac) ?
> OSX *is* UNIX.  :)

Okay, true.

> You're fine, Patrick.  Carl hasn't read AU 3.2.2, so I was making
> a cheeky comment.  You may recall that a similar thing happened
> recently with the CG.  ;)

Barely.  ;-)

As a side note, I eventually want to get rid of the SVG font embedding
altogether, and convert the glyphs to paths on-the-fly.  Then we
wouldn't need the font installation instructions at all.

If this happens, the size of the example SVG I posted at the top of
the thread would be reduced to about 4KB in size (instead of 158KB).


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