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Re: Stroked textpath with underline, overline and strikethrough attributes

From: Thierry Kormann <Thierry.Kormann@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2000 19:17:13 +0100
Message-Id: <200002231817.TAA29178@quokka.inria.fr>
To: Jon Ferraiolo <jferraio@Adobe.COM>
cc: www-svg@w3.org, Thierry.Kormann@sophia.inria.fr

> The limitations you are pointing out with underlining apply equally to HTML
> styled with CSS. There, you have the same limitation of the underline
> having the same visual characteristics as the text string being underlined.
> I would argue that extending underlining is more in the domain of the CSS
> working group than the SVG working group.

I'm not aggree. HTML and CSS does not have the problem because in HTML,
you are not able to paint the outline of a text. The problem comes from mixing 
the stroke attribute and a text-decoration. Of course we may have simple or
more a complex algorithm for the text-decoration. Anyway, mixing stroke
and text-decoration provide a poor result in my opinion. In fact, I just would
like to know if a correct SVG implementation will render the text like me or

Thanks for comments.

Thierry Kormann
email: Thierry.Kormann@sophia.inria.fr  http://www.inria.fr/koala/tkormann/
Koala/Dyade/Bull @ INRIA - Sophia Antipolis
Received on Wednesday, 23 February 2000 13:17:22 UTC

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