[html5] some question about canvas

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jan 19 22:21:51 PST 2009

On Tue, 20 Jan 2009, caoyipeng wrote:
> I wrote a html file like this:
> <canvas id="mycanvas">
>          <script> alert("hello")
>          </script>
> </canvas>
> In firefox safari chrome the hello dialog showed. But didn't in opera.
> I remember that in html5 it says that the context in canvas tag should 
> be ignored.
> But I can find where it says so. What is the relationship on earth 
> between canvas and
> Other tag ? thank you for taking time and trouble to consider my problem

The insides of the <canvas> shouldn't render/display, but the scripts 
should still execute. This seems like an Opera bug.

Does that answer your question.

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