[whatwg] "canvas" tag and animations ?

Sjoerd Visscher sjoerd at w3future.com
Wed Jun 15 13:40:05 PDT 2005

Christian Biesinger wrote:
> Sjoerd Visscher wrote:
>> Christian Biesinger wrote:
>>> Sjoerd Visscher wrote:
>>>> This isn't needed. Just like in normal HTML a drawing transaction is 
>>>> automatically started when the javascript code starts
>>> Are the <canvas> functions JavaScript-specific?
>> Ehm, no. Actually the automatic drawing transactions story applies to 
>> all scripting languages in HTML.
> There might be non-scripting languages that want to use <canvas>. 
> Consider an extensible UA that might support writing extensions in Java 
> or C++. You can probably not extend such automatic transactions to those 
> languages...

Yes you can. A transaction takes the duration of the thread.

Sjoerd Visscher

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