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Re: Canvas

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 22:25:46 +0200
To: "Doug Schepers" <doug.schepers@vectoreal.com>, "David Hyatt" <hyatt@apple.com>
Cc: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tqi9o8gq64w2qv@id-c0020>

On Mon, 09 Apr 2007 21:32:18 +0200, Doug Schepers  
<doug.schepers@vectoreal.com> wrote:
> Understood.  I'm not suggesting, in any way, that it be changed, and I'm  
> not sure why you think I am.  Decoupling the element from the graphics  
> APIs wouldn't be a significant change, unless I'm misunderstanding  
> something.  And the licensing issue of where it's published (whether in  
> HTML or as a separate spec) wouldn't require any changes to the  
> technology.

The graphics API relies on the definition of the <canvas> element, the  
<img> element, several DOM specifications already referenced by HTML5 for  
other reasons, etc. Unless someone is volunteering to split out the  
graphics API from the HTML5 proposal and draft it as a separate  
specification (and getting it right, etc.) I don't think it's worth doing.

(Same for all other "I think we better split this out" proposals.)


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Anne van Kesteren
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Received on Monday, 9 April 2007 20:25:57 UTC

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