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Re: backgrounds

From: Grzegorz Staniak <GSTANIAK@golem.umcs.lublin.pl>
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 1996 17:49:24 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <186FD90322@golem.umcs.lublin.pl>
On 30 Aug 96 at 11:44, Douglas Rand wrote:

> Grzegorz Staniak wrote:
> >...
> > I was soooooo disappointed when I tried that and discovered that
> > neither NN 3.0 or IE 3.0 can do it... I mean that's ignoring a
> > market. Somebody, talk to NCC/MS, quick!
> 
> It'd be nice,  but do have any idea of how compute intensive 
> it would be?  To do a credible job,  the browser would have to
> render to an off-screen area,  and it would then need to overlay
> all the other graphics.  So it would need to redraw the entire page
> and then blit it onscreen about 30 times a second.  Am I the only one
> who sees a problem with this?
> 
> Doug

Am I the only one who was not exactly deadly serious answering the 
initial question? :)

GS
Received on Friday, 30 August 1996 11:50:02 GMT

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