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Re: canvas text: ctx.font='inherit'

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 17:57:08 -0700
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Message-ID: <20090811005708.GA490@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Wednesday 2009-08-05 01:08 +0000, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Aug 2009, L. David Baron wrote:
> > 
> > One more edge case:  I'm not sure how to convert the font-size
> > component in:
> >   ctx.font = "menu";
> > to pixels, since it doesn't really have a font-size component.  For
> > the ctx.font getter, should it stay as-is, should the whole thing be
> > computed, or did you intend to allow system fonts in the first
> > place?
> 
> I didn't think about system fonts. What would you recommend? It seems that 
> computing the whole thing on setting may be the most consistent behaviour.

I think so too, though I haven't had the chance to implement it yet.
(Implementation-wise, I think it may actually mean less work on
setting, and just reusing our computed style code for the getter.)

-David

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