The W3C SVG Working Group, part of the Interaction Domain, is chartered as a public group to continue development on a vector graphics format, and associated details such as APIs and multimedia. The language is meant to bring rich, interactive, and interoperable graphics to the Web and the desktop. W3C Members are invited to join the SVG WG.
|Charter||Until 31 Mar 2014|
|Members||W3C database of SVG Working Group members|
|Public discussion email@example.com (archive)|
|Public, WG-only mailing firstname.lastname@example.org (archive)|
|Issue tracker||Public tracker|
|Bugzilla||Open SVG bugs|
|Teleconferences||Weekly, 1:00–2:00pm Thursdays UTC time, agenda|
|Next F2F meeting||30-31 October 2014, Santa Clara. See F2F meetings.|
|SVG 2||Working Draft (April 2013), Editor's Draft, hg repository, planning|
|SVG Connector||Editor's Draft, CVS repository|
|Filter Effects||Working Draft (May 2007), Editor's Draft, hg repository|
|SVG Integration||Editor's Draft, hg repository|
|SVG 1.1 Second Edition||Recommendation, CVS repository|
For answers to some common questions, please see the SVG FAQ.
The SVG WG charter is publicly available.
For a current list of Members organizations of the SVG WG, see the Public database.
Work in progress
Errata_in_SVG_1.1_Second_Edition - Tracking new tests for the errata changes
Test_Suite_1.1F2 - Progress on the entire SVG 1.1 second edition testsuite
The SVG WG tracks its issues in public, using the mighty Tracker.
See the Proposals page.
The SVG Working Group provides test suites for it's specifications. New tests follow the guidelines of the Test The Web Forward initiative.
Accepted test formats are:
Tests can be submitted by pull requests to the GitHub web-platform-tests repository. To contribute tests, follow the steps listed below:
- Create an GitHub account.
- To submit tests follow the instructions on The Test The Web Forward webpage. The steps include
- Fork the web-platform-tests repository.
- Check out the repository.
- Create a new branch and submit a pull request.
Structure of SVG tests
SVG tests optionally have the structure below. The structure allows us to track tests and mark the tested areas in a specification. It allows the SVG Working Group to verify which sections of a specification are covered by tests and which are not.
<svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" xmlns:html="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <g id="testmeta"> <title><Title of the test></title> <html:link rel="author" title="<name of author>" href="mailto:<author's email address>"/> <html:link rel="help" href="<link to section that get tested>"/> <html:link rel="help" href="<another tested section>"/> <html:link rel="match" href="<link to the reference test>" /> <html:meta class="flags" content="svg"/> <desc class="assert"><A short explanation for the reviewer of the test></desc> </g> <!-- The actual test --> </svg>