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Subject: Re: [boost] Can we use SVG (Scalable Vector graphics) for HTMLBoostdocs?
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-19 04:07:25

>> 1 I'd like to have views on when we can disregard the Luddites and use
>> SVG throughout?
> Two other things to bear in mind:
> 1) The SVG's we have do *not* display correctly in IE9, some significant
> post-processing of the HTML and SVG's would be required to achieve that
> :-(

>Not sure if this is an option but Raphael ( is a
>javascript library which allows cross browser SVG / VML drawing.
>Its support extends to IE 6...

Sigh.... this sucks but... IE makes HTML containing (external) scripts
almost unviewable when browsing on your local hard drive (you have to deal
with security warnings for every page you visit). Were this not the case we
could quite happily use the MathJax scripts to display MathML.

Cheers, John.

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