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Re: SVG 1.2 Comment: 4 Flowing text and graphics

From: Peter Sorotokin <psorotok@adobe.com>
Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2004 11:59:31 -0800
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, www-svg@w3.org
Message-id: <5.2.0.9.2.20041107115701.0321fdb0@mailsj-v1.corp.adobe.com>

At 09:14 AM 11/7/2004 +0000, David Woolley wrote:

> > We want the transformation from semantic to presentational to happen at 
> the
> > latest possible level, client-side SVG is that level - hence the need 
> for a
> > known text-wrapping algorithm.
>
>You don't need a known transformation for that.  You only need a known
>transformation if you have already applied the transformation and checked
>it visually at the authoring side.  If you completely delegate to the
>client, you shouldn't care about the details of the rendering.

Consistency is needed. I want to check if it looks right on one client only.

And what if client *is* my authoring? Think of blogs or twiki.

Peter
Received on Sunday, 7 November 2004 19:59:36 UTC

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