[whatwg] Canvas lack of drawString method

Alfonso Baqueiro abaqueiro at gmail.com
Tue Oct 24 15:20:07 PDT 2006

This is the kind of hacks a drawString method can prevent.

2006/10/24, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au>:
> 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.
> http://lachy.id.au/dev/2006/10/canvas-text
> --
> Lachlan Hunt
> http://lachy.id.au/

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