[whatwg] Canvas path objects and path transformations
jordan.osete at laposte.net
Sat May 12 01:14:06 PDT 2007
Ian Hickson wrote :
> Based on the above, I've left the spec as is for now (it's what Opera
> implements); but I've contact the browser vendors about this and I'm
> looking into it as we speak. Check the spec for updates to this issue.
Thank you, i hope they will agree. :)
> On Sun, 15 Apr 2007, Stefan Haustein wrote:
>> Anyway, now that you mention it, we really need a way to retrieve the
>> current transform matrix. Like the current point, it is something that
>> already is in the browser's memory, so a function returning an array
>> would be enough.
> There's still no way to _get_ the transformation matrix, but you can not
> _set_ the transformation matrix now, which should be of help here.
I'm not sure exactly what you mean. Isn't it the purpose of the
it doesn't seem implemented by UAs yet).
Like ~getLastPointOfPath, it's just allowing to read values that are
already in the UA's memory, so it shouldn't be too hard to implement.
I know applications can "emulate" it by overriding the other functions,
or keeping track of it by themself, but it means significantly more work
in this case.
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