[time-nuts] web presentation of data

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Aug 7 14:10:47 EDT 2012


In message <20120807180611.CF5C9800037 at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net>, Hal Mu
rray writes:
>
>albertson.chris at gmail.com said:
>> So the web server is inside an Arduino?  Yes can't run GNUplot there.   Why
>> not have the Arduino produce either Postscript or PDF?  It is very easy to
>> draw a graph in Postscript.

Very few browsers understand postscript.

PDF requires you to keep a context of the entire document.

SVG is like postscript but browsers understand it.

Do a "show source" on this one:

	http://phk.freebsd.dk/misc/hp85662_b.svg

It doesn't get any easier than that...


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