A nice source for some SVG inspiration might be PyChart,

    > another python plotting system, that has a fully
    > functional SVG backend:
    > I
    > like the looks/features of this package, but it lacks
    > interactivity/GUI support and relies on ghostscript for
    > rendering images.

Are you aware that matplotlib has an SVG backend already? Jared
Wahlstrand submitted one back in late May, which I haven't announced
yet. Jared what is the status on backend_svg

- font support?

- mathtext support?

- image support?