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Re: SVG <glyph> element spec

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 18:49:54 +1100
Message-ID: <50D2C322.6040503@mcc.id.au>
To: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
CC: Stephen Chenney <schenney@chromium.org>, "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
On 20/12/12 6:37 PM, Dirk Schulze wrote:
> Opera supports the font module from SVG 1.2 Tiny, which just allows the d attribute. IIRC we couldn't find another viewer with full SVG 1.1 fonts support and decided to use the limited font module from SVG 1.2 Tiny instead of SVG 1.1 for SVG2. This would actually address your concerns. Cameron/Erik please correct me if I am mistaken.

Yes I believe that's what we decided in Auckland 2011.

> The SVG WG decided to not spend resources into SVG Fonts but support SVG-in-OpenType instead.
> Personally, I would be fine with removing SVG Fonts from the SVG2 spec. It is still part of previous SVG specifications. Creating a standalone module SVG Fonts based on SVG 1.2 Tiny would work for me as well.

I would be too.  Others might have a different view. :)

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