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Re: Patterns and Clipping (Adobe SVG Plug-In)

From: Vincent Hardy <vincent.hardy@sun.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2001 11:45:38 +0100
Message-ID: <3BE7BF52.78588FAF@sun.com>
To: Jeff Tupper / Pedagoguery Software Inc <tupper@peda.com>
CC: www-svg@w3.org, AndrewWatt2001@aol.com

Jeff Tupper / Pedagoguery Software Inc wrote:

> I haven't looked through the SVG documentation much, but I do wonder
> if the output from using patterns with visible overflow is
> well-defined. (Is the order of rendering elements of a pattern
> defined? What should happen when an element of a pattern overlaps
> another instance of itself? Tess doesn't run into this as all of its
> elements are 100% opaque and are a single colour.)

This is a good point. Unless I missed it, I think that the spec does
not specifically say in which order the tiles are painted, even though
I have assumed it was done in the increasing coordinate order on
x axis and then y axis (i.e., tile each row left to right and rows
top to bottom.

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