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Re: is there a plan to develop SVG pattern to incorporate non-repeating patterns?

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 12:12:15 -0700
Message-ID: <4E97380F.3090102@jumis.com>
To: jonathan chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btconnect.com>
CC: www-svg@w3.org
On 10/13/2011 5:20 AM, jonathan chetwynd wrote:
> is there a plan to develop SVG pattern to incorporate non-repeating 
> patterns?

There's a plan to include <canvas> support in SVG, which would enable 
you to generate non-repeating patterns.

Doing so in SVG would require a bit of scripting management, or 
otherwise creating a large image buffer (of necessary pixels).
It's not as elegant as a declarative form, but it'd work.


>
> the attached image might conceivably be used as a repeat pattern,
> however some tessellation such as Penrose require to be constructed as 
> they are filled,
> and with some syntax this image could be constructed very efficiently.
>
> http://www.patterninislamicart.com//i/bg-01.gif
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