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path stroke inconsistency ..

From: Goessner / MecXpert <goessner@mecxpert.de>
Date: Fri, 3 May 2002 10:56:53 +0200
Message-ID: <001501c1f280$9bb09060$fe78a8c0@alpha>
To: <www-svg@w3.org>
chapter 11.4 of the spec reads

A subpath (see Paths) consisting of a single moveto is not stroked. A
subpath consisting of a moveto and lineto to the same exact location or a
subpath consisting of a moveto and a closepath will be stroked only if the
'stroke-linecap' property is set to "round", producing a circle centered at
the given point.

appendix F.5 'path' element implementation notes reads

If 'stroke-linecap' is set to butt and the given path segment has zero
length, do not draw the linecap for that segment; however, do draw the
linecap for zero-length path segments when 'stroke-linecap' is set to either
round or square. (This allows round and square dots to be drawn on the
canvas.)

ASV 3.0 implement the requirements according chapter 11.4

this is inconsistent, isn't it?
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stefan goessner
Received on Friday, 3 May 2002 04:53:17 GMT

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