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Re: path stroke inconsistency ..

From: Goessner / MecXpert <goessner@mecxpert.de>
Date: Fri, 3 May 2002 16:26:27 +0200
Message-ID: <000901c1f2ae$83a0cf70$fe78a8c0@alpha>
To: "Benoit Bezaire" <Benoit.Bezaire@corel.com>, <www-svg@w3.org>
without path direction you could draw the square parallel to the reference
coordinate system's axes .. just an idea.

thanks
--
stefan

----- Original Message -----
From: "Benoit Bezaire" <Benoit.Bezaire@corel.com>
To: "Goessner / MecXpert" <goessner@mecxpert.de>; <www-svg@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, May 03, 2002 3:16 PM
Subject: RE: path stroke inconsistency ..


> I believe you are correct.  In my opinion appendix F.5 'path' should not
> say round or square, but round only.  How can an implementation draw a
> square without a direction (zero length path)?  For the circle, you
> don't need a direction, a circle is a circle regardless of the direction
> (rotation).
>
> Benoit.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Goessner / MecXpert [mailto:goessner@mecxpert.de]
> Sent: Friday, May 03, 2002 4:57 AM
> To: www-svg@w3.org
> Subject: path stroke inconsistency ..
>
>
> 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?
> --
> stefan goessner
>
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