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Re: Drawing Graphs

by toma (Vicar)
on Sep 12, 2002 at 23:12 UTC ( #197389=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Drawing Graphs

If you want extreme accuracy, you should be using a vector graphics format instead of a raster format. This reasoning would lead to using SVG instead of GD::Graph.

The accuracy of raster graphics is limited by the number of pixels in the graph. With vector graphics, accuracy can be achieved by zooming or rendering on a high-resolution device.

It should work perfectly the first time! - toma

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Re: Re: Drawing Graphs
by peschkaj (Pilgrim) on Sep 12, 2002 at 23:52 UTC
    SVG also gives you the benefit of XML, you can apply XSLT or what have you to raw XML data. The svg module is excellent and I understand that it can withstand exceptionally heavy server loads.

    SVG also has the benefit of being fully scriptable, and an accepted standard.

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    I am that better idiot.

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