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Re: Drawing zero length closed subpaths

From: Nikos Andronikos <Nikos.Andronikos@cisra.canon.com.au>
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2016 23:42:03 +0000
To: "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>
CC: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>, "kari.pihkala@gmail.com" <kari.pihkala@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <14BF7F76-A855-433B-8504-7C881EDC8CD8@cisra.canon.com.au>

> On 25 Jan 2016, at 9:21 PM, Dr. Olaf Hoffmann <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de> wrote:
>
>
> Your example looks good for stroke-linejoin round, because here
> no directionality is relevant, but there is no good solution for miter or
> bevel (By the way - your sample exposes funny artefacts in browsers for the
> bevel case, worth to explore ;o).
> Obviously, with intelligence and declarative animation it is possible to
> determine/extrapolate a meaningful result, but without, what to do?
> At some point, there is no mathematical trick anymore to determine,
> what is the right and meaningful solution.
> At this point authors have to care themselves to ensure, that something
> meaningful happens.
>
> But of course, a nice and consistent behaviour for closed subpaths of zero
> length would be helpful, as far as possible.


I’ve created a github issue to track this:
https://github.com/w3c/svgwg/issues/42


Please continue discussion there.

Thanks,
Nikos.
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