Re: Unified draft of SVG-in-OT

On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 1:11 AM, Leonard Rosenthol <>wrote:

> Can we agree that for static glyphs that they should be clipped – OR at
> least that the box needs to be pre-defined somewhere?

No :-)

> HOWEVER, there are a myriad of use cases for these glyphs where these
> glyphs are rendered OUTSIDE of a web context.  Whether it is an OS platform
> (Windows, iOS, etc.), a non-web-based file format (Word, iWork, PDF, etc.),
> or print – these glyphs will need to be rendered by SVG into a separate
> context and then "copied back" into the primary context.  That requires
> knowing the size & shape of the destination – at least to do it optimally.

Your SVG renderer can compute the ink bounding box for you.

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