[whatwg] Adding 2D Canvas features

Tom Wiltzius wiltzius at chromium.org
Mon Sep 30 14:03:06 PDT 2013

On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 2:21 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Thu, 5 Sep 2013, Tom Wiltzius wrote:
> >
> > Meanwhile this doesn't change the other Canvas2D-related work ongoing in
> > the Chromium project, so we're still keen to see some new features added
> > to the Canvas spec. Ian if it would help to identify items in the spec
> > that Chromium doesn't intend to implement (at least any time soon), we
> > can attempt to do so.
> If there are specific things in the spec that you think are bad and should
> be removed, please do raise them on the mailing list, yes.

I think we're reasonably certain that *HD methods should be removed, but
those are the only solid ones.

> If there are specific things not in the spec that you have implemented,
> then please file a bug pointing to the documentation for whatever you have
> implemented, using: http://whatwg.org/newbug
> If there's multiple implementations, and HTML is the right spec, then I'll
> pretty much automatically spec it. Otherwise, it'll be based on whether it
> makes sense and has use cases. (So far example, I haven't added canvas
> text decoration APIs, which have been raised as something Chrome might
> implement, as discussed in my last e-mail to this list. The alpha
> parameter, though, needs speccing, I just haven't gotten around to it
> yet -- it's on my list though.)

Great, I was wondering specifically about the status of the alpha
attribute-- glad to hear it's just spec'ing that needs to happen, I wasn't
clear on if this was blocked on "no new features" or not. Thanks!

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