Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Excerpts from Bruce Momjian's message of vie jul 09 20:01:55 -0400 2010:
> > Where are we on this? Application? dia? xfig? Number of colors? Once
> > we decide these items, we can start adding diagrams.
> I think the first step is defining the source format. The proposed
> patch uses the dia XML source format, but this is said to have some
> drawbacks (namely: the source is too verbose, the generated png is too
> bloated, and only one tool to handle it). SVG was also proposed as an
> alternative, but there wasn't much discussion about it. And finally we
> have xfig.
> So what is it?
> Maybe we could have diagrams generated by different tools; e.g. we could
> use GraphViz for some things.
OK, all the images on my presentations page are from xfig, and the
representative file sizes are as below:
PNG image attached.
What I like about xfig is that I can export EPS and embed those in PDF
files as _raster_ images. Not sure we can use those in our PDFs though.
I assume Dia has more image style options than xfig.
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> http://momjian.us
+ None of us is going to be here forever. +
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