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Re: canvas text: web fonts

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 11:55:45 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600907221655l5d866424nbbf66c967796db93@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 10:03 PM, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:

> I guess we could do that. The script could still draw with a fallback font
> by setting .font to a different value.


Right.


> I think this needs to hook into the algorithm for strokeText() and
> fillText() (throwing and causing the font to start to load if it isn't
> already being loaded).


Yep.


>  When the font is fully
>> loaded then a "fontloaded" event should fire at the canvas, so script can
>> redraw the text.
>>
>
> I guess causing the event to be fired at the right element is also
> something that the above-mentioned algorithm needs to cover.


Right.

Rob
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