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Re: [git 17e68b85] make error in documentation

From: Patrick McCarty
Subject: Re: [git 17e68b85] make error in documentation
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 00:37:44 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On 2009-08-26, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> >> It's better (see attached image) but not really good -- inkscape still
> >> produces better results.
> > 
> > What was wrong with that image?  Looks fine to me, and that's what
> > I see from my own conversion.
> Attached is the inkscape rendering.  Note how the green and blue box
> are now synchronized correctly with the text.

Ah, yes.  The Batik Squiggle rendering is the same as with Inkscape,
so Inkscape is definitely accurate here.

> > *sigh* we've spent way too much effort on this.  Why don't we go
> > back to the idea of just adding a png directly?  The old web
> > branch did this, and it's not like we're going to change the png
> > often.
> Basically, I don't oppose, but getting correct SVG->PNG conversion is
> something which should be available in any case, not only for
> lilypond, but in general.

IIRC, Wikipedia uses `rsvg' to convert SVG->PNG, but I think they
convert all SVG text to paths first, so they never experience these
inaccuracies we are seeing.

For now, I'm okay with adding the PNGs directly and holding off on the
automatic generation, at least until we find a better solution.

Graham, I can create the PNG files if you'd like.  Can you adjust the


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