[Qgis-developer] QGIS + Inkscape
tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Tue Mar 27 12:58:43 EDT 2012
On 03/27/2012 09:31 AM, Brylie Oxley wrote:
> On 03/26/2012 03:53 AM, Fred ETHEVE wrote:
>> Hi, Brylie, hi all,
>> OK, the ideal would be to have soon an Inkscape into composer
>> (beautifull, this composer !)
>> But I think, now, that we need to export TOC and layers into a
>> professional soft, as Inkscape : it is the way for my students
>> Because, professional map editors want (adobe) postscript files, and
>> SVG is an Adobe format
> SVG is a World Wide Web Consortium standard.
> Adobe and other private corporations (ESRI, Microsoft, etc.) are
> occupying our educational institutions and I refuse to support them.
> This project is intended to build on and integrate excellent tools as an
> /alternative/ to closed source tools that privatize wealth/mind share
> and are the current norm.
> Inkscape is a viable tool and deserves consideration and promotion.
>> So, I work to contribute to SVG plugin of Richard Duivenvoorde
> It seems like the SVG plugin is a good place to focus. Thank you for
> your suggestion.
>> I've worked on transparencies, scales...
>> We may work together?
> I would very much appreciate working with you Fred. :-) We should,
> perhaps, start a public wiki page regarding this project, on the OSGeo
Please also contact the Inkscape team to let them know about the idea
and see if anyone from their team could co-mentor the project.
I'm also interested to extend Inkscape with a tag editor for SVG that
makes it easier to catalog icons made in Inkscape in the proposed tool
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