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Re: SVG/Canvas DrawImage Issue

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 10:58:33 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTilCGTC_kTIRb2tOBX42BlulWDbD-aucUDIbYPXn@mail.gmail.com>
To: Patrick Dengler <patd@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
Awesome!  Can't wait to have drawImage(mySvgImage) in <canvas> :)

Opens the door to automating SVG test cases too - use canvas pixel
operations to check the rendered results of a SVG file.  Of course that
requires all browsers to support this :/

Intuitively, I guess I would have thought it was percentage of the <canvas>
element's dimensions.

Whatever the decision might be, it looks like an update to
http://dev.w3.org/html5/canvas-api/canvas-2d-api.html#images will be


On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 6:51 AM, Patrick Dengler <patd@microsoft.com> wrote:

>  From the canvas spec, drawImage states that drawImage should draw based
> on the intrinsic dimensions of an image.
> We need clarification on what to do if the intrinsic dimensions of the
> source are percentage based.
> Webkit establishes the size the based on window size when you loaded it.
> When you resize the window, you get different results on the Canvas.
> Thoughts/Clarifications are welcomed.
Received on Tuesday, 20 July 2010 17:59:25 UTC

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