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Re: Rendering of Svg Font

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2006 08:08:40 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200611070808.kA788fT02378@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

> There needs to be a higher level protocol to shape and position glyphs
> before things are sent to SVG. Complex script languages cannot be
> handled by simply sending Unicode strings of characters.

That would violate one of the accessibility principles of SVG, namely
that simple text should be simple text.  Being in an Indic language
doesn't make it non-simple in this context.

[ I originally sent this to www-svg because it looked as though the
thread belonged there. ]
Received on Tuesday, 7 November 2006 08:14:13 UTC

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