[whatwg] Comments on <canvas> tag

Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Wed May 17 07:09:11 PDT 2006

Ian Hickson wrote:
> (Similarly, text is not available in Canvas; you have 
> to overlay HTML if you want to mix text with the graphics.)

That's unfortunate because text can often be an important part of an 
image.  Consider a graph or chart generated from a table of data 
elsewhere in the page, it's important to correctly label the axis and 
for such labels to remain in the image when it's exported to PNG (or any 
other image format).

Could this feature be considered for a future revision of the spec, if 
it's not going to make it into this one?

Lachlan Hunt

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