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Re: minutes, SVG F2F Pymont, Sydney day 5 (08/02/2013)

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2013 17:30:46 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLbH1sDQL5QkBL3f8QChkjY00EngdE7TWV6ad=De2tuu_Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Cc: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
On Sat, Feb 9, 2013 at 1:36 PM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 9, 2013 at 10:05 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:
>
>> A SVG glyphs document is always parsed as XML so the HTML parser never
>> gets called. Script is disabled not by modifying the parser or DOM, but by
>> just not running script --- this is already specced out.
>>
>> There's no resizing of the SVG glyphs document or any of its contents,
>> except for stuff triggered by animation.
>>
>
> Can the viewbox change the size of the foreignobject?
> What the point size affect?
>

The viewbox does not change. The font size scales the glyph content.


>
>>
>>
>>>  Also, my fear is that people will abuse it and just make HTML
>>> characters.
>>>
>>
>> I can't imagine why anyone would want to do that, and it wouldn't be that
>> bad if they did.
>
>
> I'm unsure. It seems that security issues might pop up. Since it's a font
> that will be loaded by the OS, we should be extremely vigilant.
>

OS support for SVG fonts would introduce no new issues over OS support for
SVG images, AFAIK.

Another drawback is that the spec says that user agents are not required to
> render foreignobject (ie Internet explorer doesn't).
>

That's a problem with <foreignObject> independent of where it's used.

Rob
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