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Re: SVG Fonts [...]

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 21:12:34 +1200
Message-ID: <AANLkTinT9SJoxZH7E2qo_nTDXijIXzL5d-aqZHJKSE-g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dirk Schulze <vbs85@gmx.de>
Cc: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, Alex Danilo <alex@abbra.com>, "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>, www-svg@w3.org
On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 8:05 PM, Dirk Schulze <vbs85@gmx.de> wrote:

> Am Donnerstag, den 03.06.2010, 19:42 +1200 schrieb Robert O'Callahan:
> > Most graphics APIs offer a way to convert text to path data. I think
> > canvas and SVG should too.
> >
> It partly depends on the graphic library. Cairo has a very good support
> for converting texts to paths. Other librarys don't provide a way to do
> this or have a very bad support for it (don't support miter-limit, don't
> give the correct path for the stroke of the text and so on).

Which libraries? cairo uses freetype, GDI, and Quartz internally and they
all seem to be fine.

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