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Re: 1.1 2nd edition last call comment : fill-rule on text elements

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 09:35:49 +1000
To: Patrick Dengler <patd@microsoft.com>
Cc: SVG Working Group WG <public-svg-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100811233549.GA18818@wok.mcc.id.au>
Patrick Dengler:
> We don't believe fill-rule belongs on text elements.
>
> http://dev.w3.org/SVG/profiles/1.1F2/publish/painting.html#FillProperties
>
> We cannot think of a scenario where this would apply to text.
>
> We would like to make this minor adjustment to the spec (remove
> application to text) unless we are missing something.

It applies in the case of SVG Fonts, where complex glyphs inherit
properties from the text content element that references them.  The two
<text> elements in http://mcc.id.au/2010/text-fill-rule.svg render
differently in Batik.

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Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
Received on Wednesday, 11 August 2010 23:36:32 UTC

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