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

From: Vadim Plessky <plessky@cnt.ru>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 18:10:59 +0300
To: www-svg@w3.org
Message-Id: <200211221810.59945.plessky@cnt.ru>

On Thursday 21 November 2002 11:58 pm, Tobias Reif wrote:
|  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?

I guess *you* were speaking about rendering quality, no?
And it was your proposal to add some changes to specs, defining rendering 
quality?

|  > 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.

That's a pity. :-)

|
|  Tobi

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Best Regards,

Vadim Plessky
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Received on Friday, 22 November 2002 11:12:57 GMT

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