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From Hervé Girod <herve.gi...@club-internet.fr>
Subject Re: RFE in svggen
Date Sun, 29 Aug 2004 22:07:34 GMT
Thomas DeWeese wrote:

>  
> Would it be possible to make some of these methods and fields protected, 
> it would ease the process of controlling the generated SVG Tree.

>>    I would actually prefer to make protected 'createXXX' methods for
>> these so your subclass can override and construct your version of
>> them.  This prevents issues with swapping the various managers
>> in the middle of a document.

>>    Why don't you make the changes and check?  Then if it works well
>> you could submit the changes as a patch ;)

OK, I will do that, and send the changes after checking it is OK.

> Another enhancement in svggen would be great too :
>     - allow to set a custom XMLWriter (in some cases I encountered with
>     exotic Unicode Strings, the actual failed to provide a proper
>     conversion)

>>      Well since currently the code references XmlWriter statically,
>> I'm not sure how much this would help for extension.  We are likely
>> to move to using dom.util.DOMUtilities for output.  For users to
>> extend output (which I think makes sense) this would have to become
>> instance based.

You are right.

> And it would be great too if the  SVGShape class could manage Java arcs 
> without automatically converting them to Curves. It could be done by 
> providing a new SVGArc class...

>>     This might be nice as well.  You should feel free to make bugzilla
>> entries for any or all of these so they don't get forgotten.  We
>> really do look at bugzilla.

Done for the three RFEs.

Thank you !

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