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Re: canvas UI library, underscores the use cases for backed regions

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 09:25:12 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEhSh3cW7UBB0mjLUGM4fOn7jg_eHxH9RusffP-DjkX7z4s5TQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>, Frank Olivier <franko@microsoft.com>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>
On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 11:03 AM, Steve Faulkner
<faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> found this canvas UI library, I think this underscores the use cases for
> backed regions.

Canonical homepage (including link to source) seems to be:
http://zebra.gravitysoft.org/

Interesting to note from the demo that its widget set includes textbox
and multiline textbox.

Also interesting to note how broken they are, e.g. basic editing
controls (menu, context menu, keyboard shortcuts) don't operate.

Whether a library that purports to use <canvas> to "get rid of … heavy
CSS/DOM manipulations" is going to turn around and use backing regions
seems subject to doubt, but maybe.

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Sunday, 12 August 2012 08:26:02 GMT

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