[whatwg] Canvas element - Keep It Simple
jim.ley at gmail.com
Sun Apr 24 08:14:29 PDT 2005
On 4/24/05, Kornel Lesinski <kornel at ldreams.net> wrote:
> canvas doesn't belong to CSS, because CSS can't use it.
Neither can HTML - it's always blank unless script is supported, so by
that argument, Script, and only Script is the appropriate place.
> Enabling via JS IMHO doesn't work either. Just adds unneccesary code:
> <div id="canvas"></div>
You've made these seem bloated, but you're ignoring the fact that the
only "extra" code in that example is the .drawable=true - if that
really is a problem, then it would be trivial to not require it and
just allow drawing to start on top of any element.
> It would be possible to modify prototype of HTMLCanvasElement
> to add functions that are missing in some implementations or
The existence of an HTMLCanvasElement prototype is not standard
currently - are you suggesting that the Web Application specification
should require the prototyping of these objects? I would be very
not a good idea.
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