[whatwg] "canvas" tag and animations ?
Charles Iliya Krempeaux
supercanadian at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 18:22:13 PDT 2005
On 6/13/05, Sjoerd Visscher <sjoerd at w3future.com> wrote:
> 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.
Yes, please do :-) (It wasn't obvious to me.)
Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.
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