[whatwg] Canvas context.drawImage clarification

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Thu Jul 30 07:36:36 PDT 2009

Gregg Tavares wrote:
> If it's so clear, why do you think 2 of the 4 browsers that implemented 
> it apparently got it wrong?

Because the implementations preceded the current spec text; they were 
just implementing "something like Apple's Canvas" without trying too 
hard to be compatible in edge cases.

> Would making the spec more explicit have avoided their mis-intepretation?

Given the above, unlikely.


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