On Fri, 15 Mar 2002, Tom Sorensen wrote:
>> I'm not sure about whether a stem is a good idea or not, either.
> The stem is a great idea IMO. It's particularly important for arcs, where
> you don't have the controls beziers provide.
Indeed. I'm thinking an adjustable stem would be the best. By default no
stem, but you can add up to 100% of the length.
> There's numerous special cases to consider - particularly joining a
> curved line to a polygon with non horizontal/vertical surfaces - but even
> if only the basic cases work at first this is a major improvement over
> how it is now.
Indeed. The whole way arrows meet objects will need a redesign. I will be
satisfied with the arrow pointing at the connection point, not beyond it,
for a major release, though.
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