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Re: agenda+ SVG 2 Features and Approach

From: Rick <graham.rick@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 13:41:38 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTikUzt0m2oocofgfStfq3FVZHC+Dtw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
> As an example, on my personal list of must-have is parameters, non-scaling
> strokes, improved text-flow to arbitrary shapes, and new gradients; my
> nice-to-haves include connectors and skeleton-frames, and variable stroke
> width.

Here's a use case for non-scaling stroke, a fine idea...

I just demoed that in our map editor.  I didn't actually point the
feature out, but it has a non-scaling stroke.  It works by by
resetting the stroke width in the css style of the base map group
after each zoom.

A nice feature, it does look good, it would be fine if it was automatic.

At the dawn of time we experimented with the idea of specifying that a
zero stroke width would be a non scaling stroke of width one, but it
failed to impress everyone.  This would be better, I scale the strokes
on the sit display to always be 1.5px (in screen coordinates) because
it looks best for the application.


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