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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: SVG->PNG in default skins
Date Tue, 17 Aug 2004 00:45:25 GMT
Dave Brondsema wrote:
> Having SVG->PNG transformation in the skins means that if you run in
> linux/unix you need X11 libraries installed or some other alternatives.
> We've had this documented here:
> But now it's basically an unavoidable issue for anyone using forrest on a
> headless server.  I thing we should seriously consider not using SVG->PNG
> transformations in our default skins.

One situation is not skins, but content. Certain PNG
are generated from SVG if there is no pre-prepared PNG
available, e.g. group-logo and project-logo.

The other situation is the rounded corner images.
Yes, i agree that we should have default skins that
do not have such frills.

David Crossley

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