Hello, Last night I talked with some Inkscape and Tango developers. They asked me what Evas is using for it's SVG support, and I told them that it is using librsvg2. Inkscape 0.45 will be released very soon. And one of the new things in it is the support of SVG filter effects. This effects are familiar to us all - guassian blur, for example. In this moment, all designers who are using Inkscape are drawing their drop shadows, using dirty hacks - import blurred shadow from GIMP or circular gradients. As of Inkscape 0.45 this will (finally!!!) stop and all of us - the icon designers will use normal way to make our dropshadows - the SVG filters. => 99% of the icons and icon sets in will change. The problem is, that librsvg2 does NOT support SVG filters. At first look - this is not our problem and we have nothing to do with this. But, 1. This will cause problems in EFM's SVG thumbnailing. The SVGs wont appear or wont appear properly; 2. Now, If I make a .desktop file using E with an SVG icon, it will convert it to bitmap. Ok, but - if the icon is using filters (99% it will, even mine!) it wont work (properly). So, we must think of other way to display/use SVG files BEFORE the release of Inkscape 0.45, which, I guess will happen soon.
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