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[whatwg] Canvas 2d methods

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2006 14:02:42 -0700
Message-ID: <92110E86-098C-48DC-931F-F5C97DA3F0BD@apple.com>
I don't think it's intuitive to support chaining only on those  
methods that happen to return null right now.

dave
(hyatt at apple.com)

On Jul 2, 2006, at 4:01 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Mon, 3 Jul 2006, H?kon Wium Lie wrote:
>>>
>>> Anyway, this is all a straw man -- this isn't the reason that the  
>>> spec
>>> doesn't allow this. It doesn't allow this because Safari didn't  
>>> do it
>>> this way in the first place, and changing it would likely introduce
>>> bugs (while still not helping authors for some time anyway).
>>
>> It's still early in the life of the canvas element, and we still have
>> the luxury of listening to good proposals. We can deal with the minor
>> problems that arise, and authors down the road will have a more
>> intuitive syntax. I like the proposal.
>
> Well as I mentioned, I'm fine with the idea per se, if implementors  
> are
> willing to change their implementations and fix any resulting bugs,  
> then
> the spec will follow.
>
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