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Discussion on: Benefits of SVG

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Pacharapol Withayasakpunt • Edited

As SVG would be without doubt, pixel-perfect; it is still an XML. So it can be as bloated as a text file (with unnecessary closing tag). So, possible compression, and are there compressed formats for transport?

Also, is SVG the only supported form of vector graphics on the web?

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rhymes

Being text you can send a SVG file with whatever compression algorithm you send other text based formats with. Mainly gzip or Brotli I guess. They can also be cached like other resources over HTTP

Don't know about the other question.