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Re: Identical rendering? [was Re: SVG 1.2 General feedback]

From: Tobias Reif <tobiasreif@pinkjuice.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 21:58:06 +0100
Message-ID: <3DDD48DE.9010308@pinkjuice.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org

Vadim Plessky wrote:

> On Thursday 21 November 2002 3:28 pm, Tobias Reif wrote:
> |  Vadim Plessky wrote:
> |   > |  > We
> |   > |  > do not smooth curves before rendering.
> |   > |
> |   > |  I'm much more interested in a solution than in an explanation :)
> |   >
> |   > You want good rendering for text?
> |   > Than pick up latest FreeType release (2.1.3)
> |
> |  No, I don't just want a good viewer. I want consistent, best identical
> |  rendering *across* implementations. I expressed above that I think the
> |  spec needs to be clearer.
> 
> Than talk to Adobe to switch their ASV from closed-source implementation to 
> FreeType.
> And ask Batik guys to use FreeType, too.


How would that affect the spec?


> As Microsoft doesn't have own SVG implementation - MS is not an issue here.


Yes, obviously. I wonder why you brought it up then.


> If there are some other SVG renderers out there which you consider importnat 
> and which do not use FreeType yet - ask them to use/support FreeType, too.
> So, you would get identical rendering across platforms/renderers. :-)


No, I would not be able to request it from any viewer.

Tobi


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