While standards-compliant browsers are gaining marketshare, most media organizations still must support Internet Explorer 8, in some fashion. Creating fallback images for svg elements is a pain (though much easier with the handy SVG Crowbar).
Wouldn’t it be great if a program could render out fallback images for SVGs automatically? Depict aims to do just that.
(Don’t get too excited; it still has a long way to go.)
As it stands today,
The depict package comes with
depict-init, which sets up example code that works out of the box with
The tool isn’t especially useful today, but the potential is there. If you have any ideas or want to collaborate, let’s get in touch.