[Rd] Scalable vector graphics
Prof Brian D Ripley
Tue, 19 Sep 2000 18:41:00 +0100 (BST)
On 19 Sep 2000, Douglas Bates wrote:
> I noticed a request on S-news today about support for scalable vector
> graphics (http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/). Is there any interest in that
> for R? Is there anyone interested in doing it?
I noticed it on the W3C site a couple of weeks ago, and concluded that it
was premature. (It is not yet a W3C standard, and look at the platforms
that have tool support: mainly Windows, perhaps a Java2 SDK will also
I would give higher priority to a real PDF driver (not via bitmap())
at present, as these are already widely-available tools to use PDF.
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