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[whatwg] Canvas lack of drawString method (p.s.)

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 23:23:23 +0100
Message-ID: <453557DB.8040801@cam.ac.uk>
Stefan Haustein wrote:
> p.s.: To simplify coping with changing font sizes, it probably makes 
> sense to add an "align" parameter (left|center|right 
> top|center|baseline|bottom) to the drawString call...

How does that solve the font substitution problem? This is a real 
problem that people actually have with exactly the use cases you propose 
(e.g. [1]).

[1] http://golem.ph.utexas.edu/~distler/blog/archives/000888.html
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