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[whatwg] [html5] image argument for drawImage (canvas)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 20:21:25 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0601122019430.2856@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 12 Jan 2006, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> It is unclear whether or not styles are inherited when painting 
> HTMLImageElement or HTMLCanvasElement. Most implementations do not seem 
> to do anything with CSS at all that may be specified on 
> HTMLImageElement, but it is not clear from the specification what 
> exactly should be done with the argument (HTMLImageElement opr 
> HTMLCanvasElement). I assume that in some way the resource pointed to by 
> HTMLImageElement.src should be used and HTMLCanvasElement.toDataURL()...

I don't understand why the CSS would even be relevant. The spec says to 
use the image of the HTMLImageElement (or HTMLCanvasElement); that image 
is unrelated to CSS. You could implement <canvas> in a non-CSS UA.

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