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64053Re: [svg-developers] Re: Including SVG in RSS

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  • ddailey
    Oct 1, 2010
      I'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" <svg-developers@yahoogroups.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.
      > Best,
      > Jake
      > 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).
      >> Regards,
      >> Jeff
      >> --- In svg-developers@yahoogroups.com, 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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