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Re: Possible text-shadow enhancements

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2011 15:56:18 -0800
Message-Id: <3C717D5C-110C-4438-AC6E-CDA67045405C@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Jordan OSETE <jordan.osete@gmail.com>
Does text-outline have that rounding of the corners side effect, or does it use vector path stroking to keep the corners sharp?


Brad Kemper

On Feb 27, 2011, at 1:19 PM, Jordan OSETE <jordan.osete@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everybody,
> 
> This is actually a follow-up to an old proposal written a few years ago:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2008Oct/0266.html
> 
> In short, the proposal was to improve text-shadow in two simple ways:
> - add an optional spread radius, to replace text-outline, and allow a
> wider range of effects
> - text-shadow could accept the foreground color, to avoid the
> unreadable text issue in case the user agent does not support the
> property (for graceful degradation):
>  text-shadow: [fgColor,]? shadow [, shadow ... ];
> 
> I have written a simple mock-up of what is possible with the HTML5
> canvas tag, as well as a few (basic) examples here:
> http://www.fruitsofts.com/testcases/canvas_text-shadow.htm
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Jordan Osete
> 
Received on Sunday, 27 February 2011 23:57:03 GMT

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