[whatwg] Dashed strokes on <canvas>
ian at hixie.ch
Wed May 16 21:29:14 PDT 2007
On Wed, 16 May 2007, ddailey wrote:
> http://srufaculty.sru.edu/david.dailey/svg/clock.svg (working in IE, FF
> & Opera)
> compared to the <canvas> solution someone posted the other day here.
Except the former one doesn't look anything as good as the latter one,
almost exclusively because of the difference in the dashes. :-) (The
<canvas> one has rounded caps on the "dashes", and they are smaller for
the minute marks than the 5 minute marks.)
> In terms of a not so practical use case
> http://srufaculty.sru.edu/david.dailey/svg/newstuff/wiggleline.svg as
> viewed in Opera provides a very good reason, though IE/ASV does not
> properly animate dashed strokes and FF doesn't do SMIL yet so you'll
> need Opera to see it.
> A ten or twelve year old java applet doing something similar can be seen
> here: http://srufaculty.sru.edu/david.dailey/java/tile/Trime.html In it
> the dashing is provided rather painfully through code.
Cool, thanks for the pointers.
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