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

From: Anthony Grasso <anthony.grasso@cisra.canon.com.au>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 11:46:09 +1000
Message-ID: <4C635261.2060505@cisra.canon.com.au>
To: Alex Danilo <alex@abbra.com>
CC: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, Patrick Dengler <patd@microsoft.com>, SVG Working Group WG <public-svg-wg@w3.org>
In addition to what Alex said, for Type3 fonts (i.e. glyphs that are defined in 
PDF), the fill rule can be specified when constructing the paths in the glyph 
definition.

Alex Danilo wrote:
> Leonard,
> 
> 	The example Cameron pointed at displays the correct thing
> in Adobe ASV3.
> 
> 	There is pretty clear precedent here in your own company's
> products, not to mention the excellent reasoning by Cameron.
> 
> Alex
> 
> --Original Message--:
>> But couldn't you achieve the same thing by putting the fill-rule on a <g> instead of the <text>?
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: public-svg-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-svg-wg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Alex Danilo
>> Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 8:11 PM
>> To: Cameron McCormack
>> Cc: Patrick Dengler; SVG Working Group WG
>> Subject: Re: 1.1 2nd edition last call comment : fill-rule on text elements
>>
>> +1.
>>
>> For the record they render differently in Vidualize as well (i.e. as they should).
>>
>> Alex
>>
>> --Original Message--:
>>> 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.
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
> 
> 
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