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Re: [svg-developers] restricting a clipPath through a clip-path -- lots of buggy behavior?

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  • Erik Dahlstrom
    On Fri, 10 Apr 2009 03:39:42 +0200, ddailey wrote: ... That bug has been fixed in Opera 10, and the example seems to work as
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 14, 2009
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      On Fri, 10 Apr 2009 03:39:42 +0200, ddailey <ddailey@...>
      wrote:

      ...

      > What Opera and I don't agree upon is whether one ought to be able to
      > SMIL while eating such tripe! If one refreshes the example in Opera
      > (9.64), the animation moves forward by little mini-rotations each time,
      > implying that it does see what I am trying to do, but just doesn't like
      > it very much.
      >
      > I'm trying to clean up my treatment of this subject at
      > http://srufaculty.sru.edu/david.dailey/cs427/StateOfArt-Dailey.html#clipPath
      > and believe that if my tea leaves are accurate, then only IE/ASV is
      > doing this correctly.
      >
      > The SVG1.1 spec reads:
      >
      > "If a valid 'clip-path' reference is placed on a 'clipPath' element, the
      > resulting clipping path is the intersection of the contents of the
      > 'clipPath' element with the referenced clipping path."
      >
      > This makes me think that Opera and IE are closer to correct than the
      > others, but is Opera's reluctance to play my SMIL game a bug in Opera?

      That bug has been fixed in Opera 10, and the example seems to work as
      intended. Previous versions had the bug though, the values are changed but
      the rendering isn't updated, this can probably be worked around by forcing
      redraws by some other means.

      Cheers
      /Erik

      --
      Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
      Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
      Personal blog: http://my.opera.com/macdev_ed
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