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Re: rsvg-view can't display SVG files created by lilypond

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: rsvg-view can't display SVG files created by lilypond
Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:23:22 +0200
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Richard Shann <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thu, 2016-06-09 at 12:57 +0200, David Kastrup wrote:
>> Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> writes:
>> >>> >> However, there's still a nasty scaling bug that completely ruins
>> >>> >> text positioning at larger magnification values.  Sigh.
>> >>> > 
>> >>> > Is *this* a bug in librsvg, or another LilyPond output problem?
>> >>> 
>> >>> It's definitely a bug in librsvg AFAICS, cf.
>> >>> 
>> >>>
>> >> 
>> >> I see on this page that there is a mention of "Fixed in 2.40.13"
>> >
>> > I think this is only partially correct, cf.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >> Do you happen to know if we could usefully upgrade Denemo to use
>> >> librsvg 2.40.13 (it always involves quite a bit of work upgrading
>> >> versions so I thought I'd ask first)
>> >
>> > Sorry, I can't help here.  Regarding librsvg, I'm an ordinary user,
>> > not acquainted with SVG at all.
>> Well, we are not in the market for SVG compliance testing.  If there are
>> reasonably simple changes we can make to LilyPond in order to
>> avoid/sidestep triggering this librsvg bug,
> I don't know about *this* bug, but I did test out replacing currentColor
> with "black" (in quotes) in the LilyPond source code and it worked fine;
> that seems to me not only a simple but also a fairly sensible change.

Except that it would make it impossible to draw in colors other than
black.  That was the rationale for using currentColor in the first

It would seem like a better idea to explicitly establish a documentwide
default of currentColor to black explicitly somewhere.

David Kastrup

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