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Re: Elliptical Arc Question

From: Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2002 22:53:13 +1000
To: Kevin Lindsey <kevlindev@kevlindev.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020427225312.A3692@SPONGE>
On Fri, 26 Apr 2002, Kevin Lindsey wrote:

> Hey Folks,
> Section F.6.2 of the SVG 1.0 Specification effectively states that an
> elliptical arc whose endpoints, (x1,y1) and (x2, y2), are identical will
> not be rendered.  This behavior surprised me since I expected the
> following cases:
>     large-arc-flag=0, sweep-flag=0|1, nothing rendered (per the spec)
>     large-arc-flag=1, sweep-flag=0, a complete circle is rendered to the
> right of (x1,y1)
>     large-arc-flag=1, sweep-flag=1, a complete circle is rendered to the
> left of (x1,y1)
> I was curious if these cases were considered and, if so, why they were
> rejected.


I came across this problem recently, but forgot about it before
writing it down somewhere as a question to ask the WG. I'll raise
this question now. Expect an answer here sometime next week.

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