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Arc Segment Implementation Notes (was: SVGt 1.2 Tests: fonts-desc-05-t has arc path command in glyph data (plus specification suggestion))

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 05:21:45 -0400
Message-ID: <48635FA9.1070000@w3.org>
To: Helder Magalhães <helder.magalhaes@gmail.com>
Cc: Kalle Raita <kraita@nvidia.com>, www-svg@w3.org

Hi, Helder-

Helder Magalhães wrote (on 6/26/08 5:04 AM):
> 
> Although related but slightly off-topic, I'd like to take this
> opportunity to suggest adding a reverse implementation notes for arc
> commands; that is, as SVG 1.1 curve commands [3] had arc
> implementation notes [4], IMHO it would be interesting to help
> developers/authors in the migration to SVG 1.2 process by clearly
> explaining how to perform arc to curve commands conversion (maybe
> attached to path section [5]) so that content migration could smoothly
> take place - a "downgrade", in this particular case. Does this make
> sense? Should a separate thread be created to discuss this particular
> suggestion?

This does seem sensible.  This would be most useful for hand-authoring, 
though it may be good for implementation interoperability as well.

Regards-
-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, WebApps, SVG, and CDF
Received on Thursday, 26 June 2008 09:22:21 GMT

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