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Re: Tangent Angle At A Path Point

From: Francis Hemsher <fhemsher@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 12:50:40 -0500
Message-ID: <c41bcc9d1001210950h2342c2c1w3ad522e1c46d2e8a@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, www-svg@w3.org
Hi Doug,

On 1/21/10, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:

> In general, I think that SVG could benefit from a richer set of
> geometric and graphical methods, in addition to the normal DOM APIs for
> the markup that are applicable to any language.  I think these helper
> methods would also be useful for Canvas.
> Here's a few sorts of things it would be nice to have a more complete
> treatment of in the API:
> * vectors
> * matrixes (SVG has a pretty good treatment of these, but could be improved)
> * lines
> * angles
> * planes (maybe? could be relevant in pseudo-3D transforms)
> * intersection / collision detection
> * ?
> What do people think?

Well, I've got a list of goodies that I think could be valid new APIs
for the DOM.
Would it be OK to start a  new thread where we could all input our wish lists?


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