[rfc-i] No, constraining to a custom SVG profile is not trivial

Doug Royer douglasroyer at gmail.com
Tue Jan 21 10:36:38 PST 2020

On 1/20/20 10:48 PM, Martin J. Dürst wrote:

> In SVG, there is actually a specific attribute for dealing with the
> variation in overall width of a text depending on the font. It is called
> textLength. Please see
> https://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/text.html#TextElementTextLengthAttribute. I
> do not know whether this attribute is allowed in the RFC subset of SVG,
> but it should be.

Nope, not in Tiny SVG, or RFC-7996-SVG. And the supplied VISIO generated SVG file simply supplied the  text positions in 'em' values, so it would take a lot of code to reverse that back to how to scale an unrelated font to the same width.

Doug Royer - (http://DougRoyer.US)
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