[whatwg] Canvas tag - single or multiple contexts?

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Mon Dec 21 12:09:35 PST 2009

On Mon, 21 Dec 2009 21:04:49 +0100, Gregg Tavares <gman at google.com> wrote:
> Is disallowing other contexts when certain contexts, eg "webgl", okay or  
> is that really an incompatible extension of the canvas tag?

I don't think we've really established that one way or another. I filed a  
bug on this some time ago in the W3C bug tracker indicating we should  
clarify the policy.

I would personally prefer if it it always worked, but it would be tricky  
as I understand it.

> Can portable code be written if some browsers let me get both a "2d"  
> context and a "3d" context and others don't?

That's rhetorical, right? :-)

Anne van Kesteren

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