We did a lot of research before choose showing the barcode in SVG and VML instead of sending an image. The problem with the image is that it could not be scalable well and could look blurred on re-size which make it non-scannable. In the same time in high enough resolution it gets way bigger in size. In this direction we are working on implementing QR code for the next release. Later we could think of making 2 output modes: the current one and image. However this is not confirmed yet and it depends on how many requests we get and if it could be done in good quality.
Thank you for the feedback we really appropriate your opinion and real live scenario examples in which our controls are intended to be used.
the Telerik team
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