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Re: Doc: Add section on SVG to Contributor (issue 328450043 by address@h
Re: Doc: Add section on SVG to Contributor (issue 328450043 by address@hidden)
Mon, 04 Sep 2017 12:24:05 -0700
On 2017/09/04 19:11:57, Ebe123 wrote:
While not technically a programming language, PostScript is also
Uh, you are aware that PostScript _is_ a programming language? In
contrast, PDF is a file format. That's why there are rather few
programs working with or displaying PostScript (you always need a
full-blown interpreter with unknown performance requirements for any
particular file and a file may well hang) and a plethora of PDF
As far as I can tell, SVG is, just like PDF, a file format. There is no
programming language included and we don't write code in it like it is
done in ps/music-drawing-routines.ps .
So please don't go overboard with presenting things as being in the same
problem class when they aren't.