64053Re: [svg-developers] Re: Including SVG in RSS
- Oct 1, 2010I've been running into what seems like the same sort of issue in trying to
put SVG content in Moodle pages. inline, <object> and <iframe> don't seem
to work and <embed> has some troubles as well (including lack of fallback).
I had forgotten about <img>, so will be interested in trying that.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jacob Beard" <jbeard4@...>
To: "svg-developers" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2010 6:28 PM
Subject: Re: [svg-developers] Re: Including SVG in RSS
> Hi Jeff,
> Thanks for the reply. It does seem Sam Ruby includes inline SVG in his
> Atom feed. Unfortunately, the inline SVG does not seem to be rendered
> Google Reader. It seems img tags are probably the best way to go,
> then, although I wish there was a way in markup to provide a fallback
> to a solution that is supported by more browsers, such as the object
> tag. Just to be clear, I think the problem here is in the RSS readers'
> overzealous scrubbing of certain kinds of content, which unfortunately
> includes SVG content.
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 6:09 PM, jeff_schiller
> <jeff_schiller@...> wrote:
>> Hi Jacob,
>> Sam Ruby has been including SVG inline in his Atom feed for years now. I
>> have no idea about the rules for doing this in RSS, so I would Atom for
>> this task.
>> On my own blog, I have recently switched over to using <img> tags
>> referencing SVG elements since the set of browsers that do not support
>> that is now rapidly dwindling with IE 9 and Firefox 4 imminent releases.
>> I was pleased to see my clipart start to show up in Google Reader (when
>> using a browser that supported SVG-in-img).
>> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jacob Beard <jbeard4@...> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I've been interested in including SVG on my Wordpress blog for some
>> > time now. While it's not too difficult to embed SVG in a post using
>> > the object tag, object is not considered a "safe" tag to be included
>> > in RSS. For example, Google Reader will remove the tag from the post,
>> > and Facebook will not import the post at all. I'm wondering if anyone
>> > has any experience with this, and if there's a way to include SVG
>> > content in posts imported by Google Reader or Facebook. I'm thinking
>> > that using an HTML img tag referencing the SVG document might work,
>> > but of course this then limits support to browsers which support
>> > referencing SVG from an image tag. My feeling is that inline SVG would
>> > be likely to get scrubbed like the object tag.
>> > If anyone has any insight into this, I'd greatly appreciate it if you
>> > could let me know.
>> > Thanks,
>> > Jake
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