[whatwg] Canvas Zero/NaN/Infinity issues
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jan 15 18:22:24 PST 2008
On Thu, 17 May 2007, Philip Taylor wrote:
> I think the definitions would have to say to handle -Infinity as well as
> Infinity, and say setTransform with finite arguments un-sets the "marked
> as finite" flag, and maybe say that "marked as finite" is saved/restored
> along with the transformation matrix.
Right now (this changed recently) the spec is silent on infinities as
opposite to finite coordinates, but I believe a strict reading implies you
have to do the mathematically correct thing -- that is, just like you have
to be able to handle huge numbers (1e200), you have to be able to handle
Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/ U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
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