[webkit-dev] new APIs for strokes with dash in Canvas

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Mar 27 20:54:30 PDT 2012

On Fri, 23 Sep 2011, Young Han Lee wrote:
> I spent some time trying to find it, but couldn't. This bugzilla seems 
> to be the only place we can get information at the moment.
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=662038

On Fri, 23 Sep 2011, Dirk Schulze wrote:
> The WebCore patch of Young is basically using the specified behavior of 
> stroke-dasharray and stroke-dashoffset in the SVG specification [1]. But 
> we wouldn't support units or percentages, just floating point numbers.

I've added something along these lines to the HTML specification. It's not 
quite the same API; see my e-mail to WHATWG (which I'll be sending in the 
next few days) for more discussion on the design decisions behind it.

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