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

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.)


L. David Baron                       
Mozilla Corporation             

Received on Tuesday, 11 August 2009 00:58:03 UTC