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RE: [SVG1.1F2 LC] Comment regarding Text layout

From: Alex Danilo <alex@abbra.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 10:02:48 +1000
Message-Id: <O4SH4L.HSES4CUU8INM@abbra.com>
To: Sergey Malkin <sergeym@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
Hi Sergey,

	I agree with your proposal, and would have suggested it
as well but it's the group's decision.

	10.5 does specifically say ligature formation and ignoring
x, y whilst 10.7 effectively stops that ever happening. So removing
the part in 10.5 means implementors will know the correct place
in the pipe to perform character->glyph mapping.


--Original Message--:
>Alex Danilo wrote:
>> If section 10.7 is followed, text chunk assignment happens
>> before character->glyph mapping, whilst if section 10.5 is followed,
>> text chunk assignment appears to happen after character->glyph mapping
>> occurs.
>I do not see contradiction. Section 10.7 defines text chunk and restricts ligatures to single text chunk. And 10.5 tells what to do when it is actually formed, it does not say when this can or can't happen. 
>I think removing x and y from 10.5 description should be enough to resolve potential confusion . By text chunk definition, there will not be x and y values defined for characters other than first anyway.
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