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Re: measuring glyphs with script -- can it be done?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sun, 29 May 2011 17:02:55 -0400
Message-ID: <4DE2B47F.2030402@mit.edu>
To: David Dailey <ddailey@zoominternet.net>
CC: "'www-svg'" <www-svg@w3.org>
On 5/29/11 3:09 PM, David Dailey wrote:
> SBUG: FF seems to stretch the glyphs but not the spacing and not just
> horizontally, and not the right amount

I have no idea what the right behavior is here, but file a bug just in case?

> SBUG: E9 and Firefox seem to think this attribute is not settable (if it
> isn’t settable then the spec must have a bug)

Gecko currently does not support text-decoration at all on SVG text. 
It's being worked on.  See 

> SBUG: IE9, FF, Safar and Chrome all seem to miss the textLength="605"
> lengthAdjust="spacingAndGlyphs" attributes on the dynamically filled
> text tag (It should be the same as the text below it)

I believe Gecko simply has no support for those, ever (whether 
dynamically or statically).

> SBUG: Chrome and Firefox seem to miss the text-decoration=”overline”
> attributes on the dynamically filled text tag.

Again, Gecko has no support for text-decoration on SVG in any cases. 
You may want to file a bug on WebKit for their issue...

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