First Patch for Calligra

C. Boemann cbo at
Tue Nov 23 15:42:59 CET 2010

> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 PM, Sven Langkamp <sven.langkamp at> 
> > On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 7:55 AM, Yue Liu <opuspace at> wrote:
> >> Created from the git repo. The patch is about the blur effect to the
> >> shape shadow:)
> > 
> > While the patch is nice, I don't agree with the way the blur is done.
> > This would reduce ODF compatibility as a user might have saved a
> > document with a shadow in OOo and the shadow would look different in
> > KOffice. I think we can't insert a blur where the user didn't set a
> > blur.
well ODF actually don't say we should look the same (hinting at it maybe with 
all these dimensions and positions everywhere :) ) but it's not a 
compatibillity requirement as such

So If we believe we want nicer looking shadows always, then we are allowed to 
do so.

Best regards

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