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[whatwg] Text support in <canvas>

From: Jayant Sai <jsai@esri.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2005 08:48:03 -0800
Message-ID: <1991EA1FD4698B469010E81AEA3AD3BE06B1E9A4@barbwire.esri.com>
The introduction of the <canvas> is a GREAT start for higher quality
graphics on the clientside. But whats missing is support for text
rendering. Text is as important an element of graphics as the drawn
shapes.
 
Also, adding text support will bring <canvas> to par with MSIE's VML.
 
thanks
Jayant
 
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