Re: Unified draft of SVG-in-OT

On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 2:35 PM, Leonard Rosenthol <>wrote:

> It is extremely important that the bounding box for the normal glyph be
> 100% identical to that of the SVG variant, and that all drawing is clipped
> to that box – just as it is with normal rendering.
> If you were to allow the SVG variant of the glyph to be sized differently
> – it would be IMPOSSIBLE to maintain a consistent layout of content between
> systems that differed in which of the variants was selected.   And I am
> pretty sure none of us want that.

We're talking about ink bounding box, right?

Ink bounding boxes generally don't affect layout. At least not in Web

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