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Re: svg->png conversion in doc build

From: Patrick McCarty
Subject: Re: svg->png conversion in doc build
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2009 16:31:46 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On 2009-08-16, Graham Percival wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 04:20:26PM -0700, Patrick McCarty wrote:
> > On 2009-08-16, Graham Percival wrote:
> > > We need png versions of the svg images in Documentation/pictures/.
> > > The current web branch stores pngs in git (see site/graphics/).
> > > This is obviously my preference, since it simplifies the build
> > > process.
> > 
> > I see that annotated-demo.svg is not used anywhere.  Do we want to use
> > this file?
> Well, it was copies into master by accident.  If anybody speaks in
> favor of that image -- and suggests a good location -- then I
> don't mind using it.
> > > If that's not acceptable, then could somebody add a rule to
> > > Documentation/pictures/GNUmakefile to generate appropriately-sized
> > > pngs from those svgs?  (whenever I try fumbling around with
> > > imagemagick or inkscape, I get a full-page png with tons of blank
> > > space)
> > 
> > We could resize the SVG images.  Would that be okay?  Then we could
> > easily convert them to PNG with imagemagick.
> I don't care how it's done.  I just want to end up with images
> just like the old website site/graphics/*.png.  And I'm sick of
> screwing around with the build process.

Okay, I'll just resize the SVG images for now.  If we decide to add a
makefile rule to run "convert blah.svg blah.png" on the SVG files,
I'll let someone else do that, since I don't know how the process


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