[whatwg] Comments on <canvas> tag

Andrew Fedoniouk news at terrainformatica.com
Thu May 18 13:30:26 PDT 2006

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ian Hickson" <ian at hixie.ch>
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Comments on <canvas> tag

| On Fri, 17 Jun 2005, David Flanagan wrote:
| >
| > Does the <canvas> tag really have no way to draw dashed and dotted
| > lines?  It seems to have everything else.  Is this an oversight in the
| > spec?
| Correct, it doesn't have stroke styles other than gradients, patterns, and
| solid colours. It was an intentional omission since it was not considered
| a high-use feature. (Similarly, text is not available in Canvas; you have
| to overlay HTML if you want to mix text with the graphics.)

"text is not available in Canvas"

How to achieve then something like this:
or this:

Andrew Fedoniouk.

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