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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 15:25:07 +0100
To: "James Graham" <jg307@cam.ac.uk>, "Richard Schwerdtfeger" <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t2lzn5ta64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 30 Nov 2007 15:15:11 +0100, James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
>>    One alternative does not fit all even though a fallback may be an
>>    improvement for some.
>>    I am concerned that we would advocate using canvas over SVG where we
>>    would have an opportunity to apply semantics to the base drawing,
> I don't think we would advocate <canvas> where a more appropriate  
> technology exists, only where it makes sense.

This is in fact what the _second_ paragraph of the <canvas> section says:  
"Authors SHOULD NOT use the canvas element in a document when a more  
suitable element is available."

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 30 November 2007 14:24:58 UTC

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