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[whatwg] Canvas lack of drawString method

From: Alfonso Baqueiro <abaqueiro@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2006 17:20:07 -0500
Message-ID: <62942160610241520u1f33790bod1b356fa537c9237@mail.gmail.com>
This is the kind of hacks a drawString method can prevent.

2006/10/24, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au>:
> Alfonso Baqueiro wrote:
> > The canvas component is very promising, but the lack of drawString method
> > could be a great error for its success, this lack is a huge limitation, how
> > could you resolve this problem?
>
> Just for a bit of fun, I created a demo to show how it is already
> possible to render text on canvas.  This technique has certainly got
> many limitations and could never be made as good as a native
> implementation, but it works Firefox, Opera and Safari.
>
> http://lachy.id.au/dev/2006/10/canvas-text
>
> --
> Lachlan Hunt
> http://lachy.id.au/
>
Received on Tuesday, 24 October 2006 15:20:07 UTC

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