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Re: SURVEY: Accept requirement for immediate mode graphics a la canvas element?

From: Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor@cfit.ie>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 09:02:22 +0000
Message-ID: <4746971E.9070009@cfit.ie>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> <canvas> can have arbitrary markup as fallback content, not just text.
> So, for example, you can include structured text, form controls, ARIA
> markup or some combination of these to give a full accessible experience.

[...]

> SVG can do things that <canvas> can't, and vice versa. There are also
> things that both can do, but one may be a better choice than the other.
> Fortunately it's not an either-or proposition. The latest versions of
> Safari, Opera and Firefox support both canvas and SVG. So both
> immeidate-mode and structured retained-mode graphics are available.
>
> Hope this hels,

It does.

Thanks.

Josh
Received on Friday, 23 November 2007 09:02:44 UTC

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