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Re: Support for brushes

From: Tavmjong Bah <tavmjong@free.fr>
Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2012 13:17:16 +0100
Message-ID: <1354882636.8109.31.camel@LeLion>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Cc: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
On Thu, 2012-12-06 at 20:51 -0800, Rik Cabanier wrote:
> All,  
> was there ever a discussion on adding support for brushes to SVG?

I think we've discussed this idea under a different name: Skeleton


I personally would love this. Inkscape has a Pattern along Path "Live
Path Effect":


> I've been thinking about how we can bring SVG and HTML closer. Brushes
> allow you to create very interesting border that could be applied to
> CSS boxes.
> They would be similar to border images [1] except higher quality
> because there's no need for image resampling.

Neither the Skeleton frames proposal nor the Pattern along Path LPE take
into account corners but that wouldn't be hard to add.

> Rik
> 1: http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-background/#border-images

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