[whatwg] "canvas" tag and animations ?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue May 16 08:23:36 PDT 2006

On Mon, 13 Jun 2005, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> Now, I know that people are going to want to create animations using 
> this.  So, what I was wondering is if there are any built in facilities 
> for this?  (I didn't notice anything in the spec for it.)

Just redraw the canvas. :-)

> For example, is there a method of "double buffering"?  So that you don't 
> have to watch the canvas being "drawn" right before your eyes. For slow 
> systems, or complex drawing operations, this can become a problem.

Canvases are automatically double-buffered.

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