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Re: Rendering of Svg Font

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2006 00:52:07 +0100
Message-ID: <527080617.20061107005207@w3.org>
To: "Paul Nelson (ATC)" <paulnel@winse.microsoft.com>
Cc: Jose <jose_stephen@cdactvm.in>, www-style@w3.org

On Monday, November 6, 2006, 11:02:01 PM, Paul wrote:

PNA> There needs to be a higher level protocol to shape and position glyphs


PNA> before things are sent to SVG.

No. You don't "send glyphs" to SVG. You send characters to SVG. As you
correctly note, shaping and positioning takes place at the glyph level.

PNA>  Complex script languages cannot be
PNA> handled by simply sending Unicode strings of characters.

Now, if you had said "simply sending lists of glyphs" that would be correct.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Interaction Domain Leader
 Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Monday, 6 November 2006 23:52:29 UTC

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