[whatwg] [canvas] Path object
cabanier at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 20:15:35 PDT 2012
our friends from Google and maybe MS (through Bing?) should be able to run
a query on their database.
On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 8:12 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> Can we get data on prevalence of such pages?
> - Maciej
> On Oct 2, 2012, at 4:58 PM, Elliott Sprehn <esprehn at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What of the fact that this breaks existing pages with <input
> > id="Path"> that access it as just Path? Historically this has been a
> > non-starter for new APIs.
> > On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 3:00 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com>
> >> On Sat, Sep 22, 2012 at 9:17 PM, Elliott Sprehn <esprehn at gmail.com>
> >>> I was looking at the canvas Path API and had some concerns. In
> >>> particular it's inconsistent with the rest of canvas:
> >>> We already have CanvasGradient and CanvasPattern in the global
> >>> namespace, so this should probably be called CanvasPath.
> >>> We also have createLinearGradient() and createPattern(), but this new
> >>> thing is "new Path".
> >>> Could we get some consistency here? Like adding new CanvasGradient()
> >>> (or a createPath() method) to match up with Path and renaming this
> >>> thing CanvasPath?
> >> I think the SVGWG would be opposed to that - we rather like the Path
> >> api and would appreciate being able to appropriate it for our own uses
> >> (merging with the <path> API).
> >> I'm fine with gradients/patterns moving to a plain constructor rather
> >> than a factory method, though.
> >> ~TJ
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