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[Bug 13818] Default resolution of canvas 300x150 feels unnecessary requirement? Maybe 1x1 or 0x0 would make more sense, or even some more standard size like VGA or WVGA.

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Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2011 11:04:38 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13818

Tapani Pälli <tapani.palli@intel.com> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from Tapani Pälli <tapani.palli@intel.com> 2011-08-19 11:04:38 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #1)
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> Status: Rejected
> Change Description: no spec change
> Rationale: 300x150 is the default size for replaced elements in CSS. For
> canvas, this has been shipping for years and so it is very likely that content
> relies on it, and thus can't be changed.

Fair enough, however I would not be surprised that a hard coded value like this
will bite you back somewhere later on in the future when content becomes more
dynamical and scalable.

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