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Re: Circular paths

From: Dirk Schulze <vbs85@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2011 19:48:33 +0100
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-Id: <E8672D22-F383-4E76-8FC4-CBEAF251DBCB@gmx.de>
To: Dr. Olaf Hoffmann <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>

> On the other hand, to get really a circle one needs at least two elliptical
> arc segments. It is simple to avoid this rounding bug problem for
> the author by using two or three elliptical arcs to construct the circle
> (or in a tiny profile it works pretty well with three cubic path segments 
> as well) - and in the elliptical arc case there is no need for a finite linear
> segment due to z - inital and final point of such a two or three segment
> circle can be exactly the same with a well defined circle as result.
> 
> Olaf
> 
That reminds me, that it would be great to have rules how to normalize an arc :-)

Dirk
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