[whatwg] "canvas" tag and animations ?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue May 16 08:49:12 PDT 2006

On Wed, 15 Jun 2005, Dean Edwards wrote:
> Surely, the canvas element is updated every time a drawing method is 
> called. End of story.

Yes. However, implementations may (and in practice, want to) optimise 
things so that while a JS program block is undergoing execution, it 
doesn't update the display.

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