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Re: clipPath and silhouette

From: Jon Ferraiolo <jferraio@Adobe.COM>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 21:01:09 -0800
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To: Thierry Kormann <Thierry.Kormann@sophia.inria.fr>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
The clipping path is defined by the geometry of the shape without 
consideration of stroking and filters. Thus, (a).

In looking through the spec, I am surprised that I didn't find any explicit 
mention of this. I'll make sure this is stated in the spec.

Jon Ferraiolo
SVG Editor
Adobe Systems Incorporated

At 08:37 AM 11/8/00 +0100, Thierry Kormann wrote:
>I need some clarification on clipPath. In the spec, I can read:
>"The silhouettes of the child elements are logically OR'd together to 
>create a
>single silhouette which is then used to restrict the region onto which paint
>can be applied."
>My question is : what's the silhouette.
>As an example, I have a shape with stroke and filter. The silhouette is:
>a. the shape (without considering any style attribute)
>b. the stroked shape without the filter and the "heavy" style attributes
>c. the outline of the stroked, filtered... shape
>Any comments?
>Thierry Kormann
>email: Thierry.Kormann@sophia.inria.fr  http://www.inria.fr/koala/tkormann/
>Koala/Dyade/Bull @ INRIA - Sophia Antipolis
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