[whatwg] Suggestions for <canvas> deferred to a future version
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Apr 30 09:35:42 PDT 2009
On Thu, 30 Apr 2009, John S. Urban wrote:
> Concerning the polygon fill rules .. it would be nice if the fill rules
> allowed for image maps and canvas elements were symetrical. It is
> surprising to have "evenodd" the only available one available for image
> map polygons; and "winding" the only one for <CANVAS>. That is, since a
> browser has to support both methods, it seems each element that supports
> polygon fill should have the same set of methods available. So just as
> "evenodd" is needed in <CANVAS>, "winding" should be added for IMAGE
I doubt we would add features to the image maps at this point for
completeness alone; they're not used much for new sites. I agree that the
inconsistency is odd, but, well, HTML is full of weirdness like that.
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