[whatwg] Canvas lack of drawString method

Mathieu Henri p01 at opera.com
Tue Oct 17 11:40:31 PDT 2006

On Tue, 17 Oct 2006 20:32:11 +0200, Mathieu Henri <p01 at opera.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 17 Oct 2006 20:16:33 +0200, Charles Iliya Krempeaux  
> <supercanadian at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello Alfonso,
>> On 10/17/06, Alfonso Baqueiro <abaqueiro at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The canvas component is very promising, but the lack of drawString  
>>> method
>>> could be a great error for its success, this lack is a huge  
>>> limitation, how could you resolve this problem?
> Canvas does have text capabilities for the sake of simplicity.
> Add drawString and then you need stringOnPath, clipping, styling of the  
> texts, multiline strings, full support of unicode, ... and then you end  
> up with a programmatic only version of SVG.

I meant: Canvas does NOT have...
Sorry if this lead to any confusion.


Mathieu 'p01' HENRI
JavaScript developer, Opera Software ASA

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