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Re: Switch and Feature Strings

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 21:08:47 +0200
Message-ID: <478037886.20050920210847@w3.org>
To: "Doug Schepers" <doug@schepers.cc>
Cc: "'www-svg'" <www-svg@w3.org>

On Tuesday, September 20, 2005, 6:20:27 PM, Doug wrote:

DS> Hi, WG-

DS> I tried setting up a 'switch' with 'textPath', since FF1.5b1 does have some
DS> text support, but not 'textPath' (or 'tspan', among others). But it seems
DS> that switch does not support this degree of granularity.

Could you give a snippet of svg to illustrate?

You mean like

  <textPath sometestattr ....>blah on a path</textPath>
DS>  Am I misreading the
DS> Spec, or misusing switch? If it isn't addressed in the Spec, perhaps it
DS> should be; not all UAs will have every feature from a module, realistically,
DS> and I'd like to use 'switch' to provide fallbacks.

That is the intent, yes - to test and provide fallbacks.

DS>  Can I get some
DS> clarification here about whether 'switch' can provide element-level
DS> decisions?

DS> Thanks-
DS> Doug

DS> doug . schepers  @ vectoreal.com
DS> www.vectoreal.com ...for scalable solutions.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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