[whatwg] Comments on <canvas> tag

Peter Hall peterjoel at gmail.com
Sat May 20 08:15:37 PDT 2006

> 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.)

May I assume that the inclusion of gradients is solely because they are
implemented for fills aleady? Gradient strokes are far less useful than
dashed strokes. In fact, it's hard to come up with a plausible use-case.

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