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Re: Text issues for Sydney F2F

From: Tavmjong Bah <tav.w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:46:23 +0100
Message-ID: <1454057183.2562.61.camel@gmail.com>
To: David Dailey <ddailey@zoominternet.net>, 'www-svg' <www-svg@w3.org>
On Thu, 2016-01-28 at 17:14 -0500, David Dailey wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tavmjong Bah 
> Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2016 3:33 PM
> 
> I've written up most of my text issues for the Sydney meeting. Please
> have a look at:
> 
> 	http://tavmjong.free.fr/SVG/TEXT_SYDNEY_2016/
> 
> ---------
> 
> Hey Tav,
> 
> Looks good. I would agree that " Stand-alone SVG renderers should not
> need to deal with this extra level of complexity. " SVG should not be
> made any more dependent than it is on having a full-fledged browser
> running since that is not the only environment in which it is used,
> authored, displayed, etc. Perhaps opinions of users are of
> increasingly less interest to the working group, since nowadays we
> hear that implementation (as driven by browsers) drives new features
> rather than interest, use cases, or principles of good architecture
> (whatever those might be).
> 
> However, I don't see among your examples, stuff dealing with aligning
> text to alternative or dual baselines, as discussed at say here [1]

I think there is definitely interest within the group for this but we
have limited resources and needed to make a hard cut on what is going
to be in SVG 2 or it would never get out.

> Regards
> David
> 
> [1] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2014Sep/0007.html
> 
> 
> 
> 
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