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Re: bezier curves and transforms

From: Apu Nahasapeemapetilon <petilon@yahoo.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2000 09:26:30 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20000326172630.4906.qmail@web117.yahoomail.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org
> [a c e]
> [b d f]
> [0 0 1] <- why isn't it possible to modify this row?

> Being able to change the leftmost 2 values would 
> allow nice perspective effects on objects, e.g. 
> scrolling text  la Star Wars.

Perspective projection does not work for bezier
curves.
In the case of affine transforms you can transform a
bezier curve by transforming its coordinates. The same
is not true in the case of perspective matrices.

Besides font caching will not work if perspective
transforms are in use.


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Received on Sunday, 26 March 2000 12:26:37 GMT

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