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Re: Use Cases for The <canvas> Element

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 01:50:24 +1000
Message-ID: <46AE08C0.9060509@lachy.id.au>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
CC: public-html <public-html@w3.org>

Karl Dubost wrote:
> A few SVG examples taken in the wild and related for the use cases "is 
> canvas elements really needed?"

Canvas and SVG and complimentary, not competing.  While there is some 
overlap in what can be achieved with them, bitmap and vector graphics 
can co-exist and are optimised for different situations.

This article contains a table comparing the trade-offs between canvas 
and SVG.

http://csimms.botonomy.com/2006/02/12/svg-vs-canvas-tastes-great-or-less-filling/

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Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
Received on Monday, 30 July 2007 15:50:45 UTC

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