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Re: video.getContext

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2012 17:50:45 +0000
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLZzOVNRtCJZrxnjY2wamzMQ8jX=0KfyGDVah2NnxZ-d-Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: Sean Hayes <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>, Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 4:25 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:

> **
> The getContext from Canvas has worked well over its lifetime. I wouldn't
> want to apply it to many other elements.
>

I actually believe getContext has worked rather poorly. In particular, I'm
not aware of it having helped us in any way compared to something simpler
like a .context2D DOM attribute.

Rob
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