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Re: Two flavors of glyphs: color-specifying and color-inheriting

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 14:23:39 +1100
Message-ID: <4F45B13B.6060705@mozilla.com>
To: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>
CC: Edwin Flores <eflores@mozilla.com>, Sairus Patel <sppatel@adobe.com>, "public-svgopentype@w3.org" <public-svgopentype@w3.org>
Leonard Rosenthol:
> Unfortunately such a model doesn't work when using the font in a
> non-Web context.
> Consider using this font inside of MSWord or Adobe InDesign or a PDF
> document.  Those applications all have graphics models which don't
> map 100% to the SVG model NOR do you have access to those attributes
> to be able to use them (even if they could map).

I don't understand this, can you explain a bit further?  Is it that 
these models do not have the concept of a current fill paint and current 
stroke paint?  Is it that they would normally set up a path using the 
text, and then fill and then stroke that path?
Received on Thursday, 23 February 2012 03:24:22 UTC

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