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Re: [whatwg] Including HTML more directly into SVG

From: Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 12:37:13 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPJYB1guUD+38+oFG3xaH+KrD-mfKf5fFMS6chb3rYchSqEp+w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Sep 11, 2012 11:35 AM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 11:29 AM, Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>
wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 9:09 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
wrote:
> >> ...
> > Also, how does your proposal address
> > flowing text inside of a <path>?
>
> That's a good question!  Presumably you mean that, for example, one
> might want to have emphasized text in a text-along-a-path flow?  I
> suppose it should be as easy as making them children of a <textPath>,
> and setting "display:svg" to make them obey SVG rendering rules rather
> than the CSS box model.

I mean if you look at the svg flow spec there's an example of text inside a
polygon or even text flowing inside of large bubble letters.

Similar concept as CSS exclusions, but it doesn't make sense to specify the
polygon twice to use that.

>
> > A strawman of the JSON spec rewritten with your proposal would be
useful.
>
> I don't understand this request.
>

Sorry its not the JSON spec, it just had a similar theme (my confusion). I
meant could you rewrite the railroad svg from your original email to show
how this is better?

http://www.xanthir.com/etc/railroad-diagrams/example.html

- E
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