[whatwg] "canvas" tag and animations ?
ian at hixie.ch
Thu May 24 17:59:43 PDT 2007
On Mon, 13 Jun 2005, Sjoerd Visscher wrote:
> This isn't needed. Just like in normal HTML a drawing transaction is
> Firefox (don't know about Safari).
> Maybe the spec should describe this somewhere? Not specifically for
> canvas, but for script in general: Changes on the DOM must be performed
> instantly, and values like offsetWidth etc. must be recalculated, but
> only visible when the script is done.
I don't think it would be right to make it non-conforming for a browser to
show intermediate renderings. It would be a bad user experience, but,
well, so would many things; it doesn't mean we have to disallow them.
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