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[Bug 11657] My worry is that this doesn't cover all the different kinds of textual transformations. Yes, it does cover obliqueness and weight, it does not cover letter spacing and other textual attributes that may be of some use to developers.

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Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2011 21:24:17 +0000
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--- Comment #5 from Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> 2011-01-10 21:24:17 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> Yes, good point.  The width & height arguments should be strings, which are
> parsed as CSS lengths.  They could be optional and default to 'auto'.

Strings or numbers.  Numbers would be canvas pixels, presumably (or maybe CSS

> Another thing to consider is how style resolution would work.  Would style
> rules in the document apply to the elements that are parsed from the argument? 
> Would properties be inherited from somewhere (the <canvas> element, maybe)?

Ooh, didn't think of that.  Inheriting from the <canvas> is an interesting
idea.  Either that, or no inheritance at all - all values are set to initial.

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