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RE: Rendering text on paths - suggestions

From: honyk <j.tosovsky@email.cz>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:37:57 +0100
To: <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <004201ce110a$354d5a10$9fe80e30$@tosovsky@email.cz>

> How would you like the overflowing text to be placed in the general
> case?

Hmm, it is true it is nonsense in general case where no 'path' is defined outside the path.

But I realized there could be a simple rule - to overflow whenever the path is closed (= the continuation of the path is ensured).

> Maybe it could be made even more clear, but any length value is already
> allowed in startOffset. SVG 1.1 First Edition didn't allow negative
> values
> in startOffset[1], but SVG 1.1 Second Edition allows that[2]. Nowhere
> does
> it say that values are restricted to the range 0-100%.

Thanks for clarification.

Received on Friday, 22 February 2013 14:38:25 UTC

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