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Re: SVG glyph hinting

From: Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2013 09:09:59 +1100
To: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>, "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>
Message-ID: <op.wr5o6xdfgeuyw5@localhost.localdomain>
On Fri, 08 Feb 2013 08:31:23 +1100, Robert O'Callahan  
<robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:

> One issue with any approach to SVG glyphs that someone brought up on my
> blog is that SVG doesn't support any kind of hinting so it'll probably be
> difficult to create SVG glyphs that look good at low resolutions.
> I don't really have any ideas on how to solve this. I hope someone in the
> WG does :-).
> Rob

I think it'd be more interesting to address the hinting/pixelsnapping for  
all of svg, not just for fonts.

Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
Personal blog: http://my.opera.com/macdev_ed
Received on Thursday, 7 February 2013 22:10:37 UTC

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