[whatwg] "canvas" tag and animations ?

Dean Edwards dean at edwards.name
Wed Jun 15 05:55:37 PDT 2005

Sjoerd Visscher wrote:
> They are applied immediately (internally in some kind of buffer), but 
> not visible.
> About "when script is done", most cases are easy. But as always with 
> HTML there are hard edge cases.
> Script from a script block is done when the last statement in that block 
> has been executed. The same goes for onevent attributes.
> Another possibility is calling a script function from an internal event, 
> like what happens with setTimeout or addEventHandler. Then the script is 
> done when the function has been executed. I'm not sure what happens when 
> there are more event handlers for the same event.
> (I'll leave aside what this means for expression() in CSS in IE)

Where does it say all this in the spec?

Surely, the canvas element is updated every time a drawing method is 
called. End of story.


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