[Qgis-developer] QGIS + Inkscape

Marco Hugentobler marco.hugentobler at sourcepole.ch
Mon Mar 19 04:20:01 EDT 2012

Hi Brylie

A very good thing would be to improve the SVG export from the print 
composer. In fact, this would mean to improve the SVG export in the Qt 
libraries. And from this work, other Qt applications would automatically 
benefit as well (a large number of applications).


On 19.03.2012 02:40, Brylie Oxley wrote:
> Hello,
> My name is Brylie Oxley. I am a student at Sierra College in Nevada 
> City, CA. I would like to apply for the GSoC program.
> I have been studying GIS at Sierra College, where the courses focus on 
> proprietary tools. For libre GIS tools to be viable options, we need 
> high quality cartographic tools. This is where I see Inkscape as an 
> EXCELLENT candidate.
> I would like to make an extension for QGIS and/or Inkscape that would 
> enable us to send data from QGIS directly to Inkscape. It would also 
> be nice to be able to have Inkscape leverage the QGIS API to import 
> data/layers into a cartographic project.
> I am glad to get any feedback regarding users' experiences sharing 
> data between these two programs. I would also like to know what some 
> of the components are that I can leverage to create a bridging 
> extension/improved cartographic interface for QGIS.
> Thank you for your time and consideration,
> Brylie Oxley
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Dr. Marco Hugentobler
Sourcepole -  Linux&  Open Source Solutions
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Technical Advisor QGIS Project Steering Committee

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