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RE: [XaraXtreme-dev] Re: SVG import

If arcs aren't produced in the real world then I wouldn't worry about
it. But if can be, from say Illustrator, CorelDRAW or Inkscape, then we
will have to cope with them.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:owner-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Martin Wuerthner
> Sent: 03 August 2006 09:25
> To: dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] Re: SVG import
> In message <44D13CED.60402@xxxxxxxxx>
>           Sandro Sigala <sandro@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The SVG paths parser currently doesn't handle arcs, witch 
> were defined 
> > in SVG 1.1 but not in SVG 1.2 (I noticed this in the past, 
> but while 
> > referencing to the SVG 1.2 specification I didn't recall).
> Removing an element in a later version of a standard would be 
> an extremely unusual thing to do and I cannot find any evidence of SVG
> 1.2 not containing arcs.
> Which 1.2 specification did you use? As far as I can see, 
> there is only an early draft of the SVG 1.2-FULL 
> specification and that is defined to be an addendum to the 
> final 1.1 spec, so all 1.1 elements, including arcs, are 
> automatically defined in SVG 1.2-FULL.
> Alternatively, there is a more mature draft of the SVG 
> 1.2-TINY specification, which does not include arcs, but that 
> is not surprising because SVG-TINY is a deliberately cut-down 
> version of SVG, e.g., for mobile devices.
> Martin