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[whatwg] Still beating the drawString() dead horse...

From: Martin Atkins <mart@degeneration.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 20:05:21 +0000
Message-ID: <455A2181.6030803@degeneration.co.uk>
Stefan Haustein wrote:
> 
> Everything beyond is a separate use case that should be discussed 
> separately. I think the main problem here is that drawElement() was 
> suggested as a kind of replacement for drawString(), but it is actually 
> something completely different, that should be discussed separately. 

I agree. It would be nice to have both.

In the worst case, browsers can implement drawString in terms of 
drawElement if having both is a concern to developers.
Received on Tuesday, 14 November 2006 12:05:21 UTC

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