[whatwg] Canvas lack of drawString method

Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Tue Oct 24 12:47:13 PDT 2006

Alfonso Baqueiro 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?

Just for a bit of fun, I created a demo to show how it is already 
possible to render text on canvas.  This technique has certainly got 
many limitations and could never be made as good as a native 
implementation, but it works Firefox, Opera and Safari.


Lachlan Hunt

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