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RE: SVG 1.2 Comment: 4 Flowing text and graphics

From: Doug Schepers <doug@schepers.cc>
Date: Sun, 7 Nov 2004 16:07:52 -0500
To: "'David Woolley'" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20041107210754.315D813D858@sack.dreamhost.com>

Hi, David-

With all the back-and-forth, I'm getting confused on who has what objection.
Could you clarify your argument here?

Are you objecting to textflow in SVG in general, or the presence of an
explicit line-breaking algorithm to do so? 

Or am I missing your point entirely? If so, can you please restate your


David Woolley wrote:
| > Consistency is needed. I want to check if it looks right on 
| one client only.
| But you have never seen the data in question.  If you do have 
| the data locally, you, or your authoring tools can send 
| explicitly broken lines.
| The argument being made was that you needed consistent 
| reproduction of data imported from third party, non-SVG, 
| sources, such as GEDCom family tree files.
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