One of the big issues in the Browser world has always been getting your HTML to look and work the same in different Browsers. It was always one of my hopes with HTML5 that this would improve…
Here is an interesting issue in an HTML file. It appears that the Raster order works differently in Safari compared to Firefox and Chrome on the Mac (interestingly it is not an issue with Safari on my IPad).
Have a look at the 3 screenshots above. They are displaying this HTML page. The page contains a white box which is drawn on the Canvas. In Safari this is drawn over the text while Chrome and Firefox put the canvas behind the text. I am not sure which one is technically correct, but having different behaviour with the Canvas and text between different versions of Safari is a major issue in using HTML files 🙁
Is this a bug (and is there a work around?). What do you think?
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