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[whatwg] Canvas path objects and path transformations

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 00:55:49 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0705160054300.16545@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sat, 12 May 2007, Jordan OSETE wrote:
> > 
> > There's still no way to _get_ the transformation matrix, but you can 
> > not _set_ the transformation matrix now, which should be of help here.
> 
> I'm not sure exactly what you mean. Isn't it the purpose of the setTransform
> method?

Sorry, I meant "you can now", not "you can not". My bad.


> I know applications can "emulate" it by overriding the other functions, 
> or keeping track of it by themself, but it means significantly more work 
> in this case.

I guess I still don't really understand what the use case is. Why would 
you need to know what the transformation matrix is? Why can't you just 
keep track of what you've done?

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