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Re: SVG Tests suite and SVGFreeSansASCII

From: Dirk Schulze <vbs85@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2010 08:40:08 +0200
To: Helder Magalhães <helder.magalhaes@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1270449608.15904.4.camel@dirk-laptop>
Hi Helder,

I spend some time on solving the issue in WebKit, hkern should be
applied to the userSpace of the Char. WebKit did it wrong. The rendering
output of Opera is correct here.
Thanks for your reply.

Cheers,
Dirk

Am Sonntag, den 04.04.2010, 23:05 +0100 schrieb Helder Magalhães:
> Hi Dirk,
> 
> 
> > the test suite uses SVGFreeSansASCII. This could make the comparision
> > between SVG Viewer output ant the expected drawing output easier.
> 
> Yup, this is one of the new and cool things in the SVG 1.1 Second
> Edition test suite I'm holding for as a nice improvement for
> cross-platform rendering in the scope of Regard [1] (Apache Batik's
> regression test suite). The differences between text rendering among
> platforms (Windows, Linux, MacOS, etc.), which are a pain during
> automated rendering comparison, should then fade away (completely?).
> :-)
> 
> 
> > However, the SVGFreeSansASCII-version on the test suite uses kerning
> > (<hkern>) and I see some differences on WebKit with some SVG-Tests
> > compared to Opera.
> 
> Oh-oh, I'd recommend removing all the extraneous features in that font
> (the <hkern> and others which may be there, note that I didn't dig
> down for more), as AFAIK it's purpose is to cause rendering to match
> as closely as possible, rather than be testing specific font support
> features. ;-)
> 
> 
> > Greetings,
> > Dirk
> 
> Cheers,
>  Helder
> 
> 
> [2] http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/batik/dev/test.html#regard
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