Re: Canvas

Andrew Fedoniouk schreef:
>> <canvas> is a dynamic image that can be generated on the fly via JS. 
>> There is usefulness to this model, since it allows you to build the 
>> bitmap once and then treat it like an image from that point on.
> If it is just an image then what was/is wrong with existing Image object
> and <img> that are there from the primordial Navigator?
> <img id="canvas" src="placeholder.gif" />
> <script>
>   var img = $("#canvas");
>   var gfx = 300,300, "white" );
>   gfx.line(...);
> </script>
> or so.

Ah, yes, I think this is a very good idea! ‘1+’, so to say :).

The reference to ‘placeholder.gif’ even seems excessive; only if you 
want to have a fallback image. The default form would be simply <img/>. 
It would basically mean slapping on the <canvas> API to <img>.


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Received on Sunday, 8 April 2007 05:38:32 UTC