[whatwg] "canvas" tag and animations ?
sjoerd at w3future.com
Mon Jun 13 02:06:39 PDT 2005
Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> IMO, it would be better to a have solution to this built into the API.
> Maybe with some kind of "drawing transaction".
> (A "draw transaction" is a little higher level than "double
> buffering", and allows you use other systems for this, other than
> "double buffering". And would probably be safer, considering much of
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.
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