On Thu, 05 Feb 2004 22:50:47 -0500 MenTaLguY <mental@...3...> uttered:
On Thu, 2004-02-05 at 13:53, Alan Horkan wrote:
> Sounds like you should look at SMIL!
SMIL is certainly the right tool in the long run.
SVG includes a subset of SMIL for animation purposes; most of the
discussion about animation has been about implementing that portion of
> Also I'm not sure if they are more than just defacto standards but there
> is already SVGZ (Gzip Compressed SVG) and the openoffice file formats use
> Zip compressed XML so I'd be extremely surprised if there wasn't some
> packaged and Compressed version of SMIL.
(for what it's worth zip = jar)
We should probably look at how much we can/want to interoperate with
> If Inkscape does as previously discussed move to using libgsf working from
> a collection of archived xml files shouldn't be too difficult.
Inkview can now accept .jar/.sxw files on the command line, if an archived
file is an SVG, it supplies it for viewing. As this is just a hack now, I'll
abstract the IO layer using libgsf. This layer can then be used by modules
later on for transparent loading/saving/archive listing in modules for example.
Also, I've put up a wishlist/idea page for inkview here: