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Re: patternTransform

From: Domenico Strazzullo <nst@dotuscomus.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2011 18:57:07 +0200
Message-ID: <131F8359EFE441BBA12654D55088AE33@RAPAX>
To: "Dirk Schulze" <vbs85@gmx.de>, "Erik Dahlstrom" <ed@opera.com>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Erik Dahlstrom" <ed@opera.com>
To: "Domenico Strazzullo" <nst@dotuscomus.com>; "Dirk Schulze" 
<vbs85@gmx.de>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, October 03, 2011 4:04 PM
Subject: Re: patternTransform


> On Mon, 03 Oct 2011 12:44:23 +0200, Dirk Schulze <vbs85@gmx.de> wrote:
>
>>
>> Am 03.10.2011 um 12:14 schrieb Domenico Strazzullo:
> ...
>>> You can check some results here: 
>>> http://dotuscomus.com/pergola/download/pergola_1.3.6/ExamplesHTML/Patterns/patterns.html
>>>
>>> Domenico
>>
>> You should specify your question. I assume you mean the pixelation on 
>> the pattern tiles. IIRC all implementations try to avoid pixelated 
>> tiles. And normally it works quite well. I haven't checked why Opera, 
>> Firefox and WebKit fail on your example yet. But ideally patterns should 
>> never look pixelated, independent of the pattern transform, viewBox or 
>> other transformations.
>
> I agree that it would be better to render the pattern tile so that it 
> doesn't look pixelated or blurred. Opera currently doesn't compensate for 
> patternTransform scaling, but a patch for that is in the works.
>

Hi Erik,

Great! From what I can see I have the impression that Opera and Firefox use 
the same bitmapping engine on the patterns. If that's the case, is it safe 
to assume that Firefox could also use the patch? Or is it asking too much? 
Thanks.

Cheers,
Domenico

> Cheers
> -- 
> Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
> Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
> Personal blog: http://my.opera.com/macdev_ed
> 
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