[mapserver-dev] RFC 73: SVG Symbols support

Daniel Morissette dmorissette at mapgears.com
Tue Aug 30 11:14:46 EDT 2011

The RFC seems fine to me and I very much welcome this addition. Perhaps 
you could add a "Documentation" section outlining which docs will be 

I didn't review the patch, but noticed in ticket #3671 a ref to ticket 
#3343 which looks like a partial implementation of SVG support committed 
to trunk 18 months ago. Hopefully your plan is to either reuse, complete 
or delete this code, and not to add something in parallel? Can you 
please confirm that?


On 11-08-23 02:25 PM, Zak James wrote:
> Hi,
> Back at the Montreal code sprint, Thomas, Assefa and I started work on
> adding full support for SVG symbols. We've now submitted an RFC for
> this along with an initial patch implementing support.
> http://mapserver.org/development/rfc/ms-rfc-73.html
> The patch is attached to this ticket:
> http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/ticket/3671.
> We're looking forward to your comments. If you want to try out the
> patch, you'll need to configure --with-libsvg-cairo= pointing to the
> library mentioned in the rfc.
> zak

Daniel Morissette
Provider of Professional MapServer Support since 2000

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