[whatwg] [html5] image argument for drawImage (canvas)

Anne van Kesteren fora at annevankesteren.nl
Thu Jan 12 12:23:56 PST 2006

Quoting Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>:
>> It is unclear whether or not styles are inherited when painting
>> HTMLImageElement or HTMLCanvasElement. Most implementations do not seem
>> to do anything with CSS at all that may be specified on
>> HTMLImageElement, but it is not clear from the specification what
>> exactly should be done with the argument (HTMLImageElement opr
>> HTMLCanvasElement). I assume that in some way the resource pointed to by
>> HTMLImageElement.src should be used and HTMLCanvasElement.toDataURL()...
> I don't understand why the CSS would even be relevant. The spec says to
> use the image of the HTMLImageElement (or HTMLCanvasElement); that image
> is unrelated to CSS. You could implement <canvas> in a non-CSS UA.

Where does it say that? Could you quote that part?

Anne van Kesteren

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