[whatwg] Canvas and DOM elements

Andrew Fedoniouk news at terrainformatica.com
Thu May 4 23:14:34 PDT 2006

Having dedicated DOM element (<canvas>) for drawings looks a bit strange as 
a design decision.
Logically any block DOM element can provide graphics.
Ideally getContext method should have one more parameter - layer - 
background/content/foreground -
so graphics could be mixed with the content of the element, drawn on top 
and/or below the content.

Only as an example, Sciter allows to draw on any block element:
http://terrainformatica.com/sciter/sciter.zip at
Samples are in /samples/graphics/*.htm

Andrew Fedoniouk.

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