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Susan Spencer
Hello SVG-strokes team,

Thanks for your work to develop this recent draft.

I would like to re-open the discussion about supporting the ability to define the stroke width separately for each subpath along a closed path.

The stroke width for each subpath would be non-negative, and at least one subpath's stroke width would be greater than zero.

My application Valentina (valentina-project.org) could use the ability to set narrow seam allowances along an armscye curve, and deep seam allowances along a hem. I am also working with AYAB and others to develop knitted patterns.  

We are trying to break open the fashion industry with open source tools and open data formats, and remove barriers to entry into a very sick fashion industry.  It would be superbly fantastic if SVG supported stroke widths per subpath. This will help us define patterns in non-proprietary formats so that anyone can be a designer or a manufacturer in the 2nd biggest industry on the planet.

There may be additional applications for this feature, but even if patternmaking were the only beneficiary then the impact would still be tremendous.  Everyone on the planet wears clothes.

If you have any questions or comments please feel free to email me.

Again, thanks for your work with SVG specs.

Best,
Susan Spencer



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Nikos Andronikos
Hi Susan,

On 27 May 2016, at 1:15 PM, Susan Spencer <[hidden email]> wrote:

Hello SVG-strokes team,

Thanks for your work to develop this recent draft.

I would like to re-open the discussion about supporting the ability to define the stroke width separately for each subpath along a closed path.

The stroke width for each subpath would be non-negative, and at least one subpath's stroke width would be greater than zero.

My application Valentina (valentina-project.org) could use the ability to set narrow seam allowances along an armscye curve, and deep seam allowances along a hem. I am also working with AYAB and others to develop knitted patterns.  

We are trying to break open the fashion industry with open source tools and open data formats, and remove barriers to entry into a very sick fashion industry.  It would be superbly fantastic if SVG supported stroke widths per subpath. This will help us define patterns in non-proprietary formats so that anyone can be a designer or a manufacturer in the 2nd biggest industry on the planet.

There may be additional applications for this feature, but even if patternmaking were the only beneficiary then the impact would still be tremendous.  Everyone on the planet wears clothes.

If you have any questions or comments please feel free to email me.

Again, thanks for your work with SVG specs.

Thanks for raising this feature request.

We’re using GitHub now for tracking issues and requests, so I’ve created an entry for this.

I’ll post some comments there.

Nikos.

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Susan Spencer
Thanks Nikos!

On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 10:31 PM, Nikos Andronikos <[hidden email]> wrote:
Hi Susan,

On 27 May 2016, at 1:15 PM, Susan Spencer <[hidden email]> wrote:

Hello SVG-strokes team,

Thanks for your work to develop this recent draft.

I would like to re-open the discussion about supporting the ability to define the stroke width separately for each subpath along a closed path.

The stroke width for each subpath would be non-negative, and at least one subpath's stroke width would be greater than zero.

My application Valentina (valentina-project.org) could use the ability to set narrow seam allowances along an armscye curve, and deep seam allowances along a hem. I am also working with AYAB and others to develop knitted patterns.  

We are trying to break open the fashion industry with open source tools and open data formats, and remove barriers to entry into a very sick fashion industry.  It would be superbly fantastic if SVG supported stroke widths per subpath. This will help us define patterns in non-proprietary formats so that anyone can be a designer or a manufacturer in the 2nd biggest industry on the planet.

There may be additional applications for this feature, but even if patternmaking were the only beneficiary then the impact would still be tremendous.  Everyone on the planet wears clothes.

If you have any questions or comments please feel free to email me.

Again, thanks for your work with SVG specs.

Thanks for raising this feature request.

We’re using GitHub now for tracking issues and requests, so I’ve created an entry for this.

I’ll post some comments there.

Nikos.

The information contained in this email message and any attachments may be confidential and may also be the subject to legal professional privilege. If you are not the intended recipient, any use, interference with, disclosure or copying of this material is unauthorised and prohibited. If you have received this email in error, please immediately advise the sender by return email and delete the information from your system.