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Re: <canvas> and the 2D context API (was RE: Begin discussions for pushing Last Call into 2010)

From: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 17:11:26 +0100
Message-ID: <4A843B2E.6000406@cam.ac.uk>
To: public-html@w3.org
CC: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Toby Inkster wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-08-12 at 18:29 -0700, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> But HTML5 would likely have a normative reference to a Canvas API
>> spec, so there is a limit. Per W3C rules, you can't normatively
>> reference a document that's more than one maturity level apart.
> The solution then seems to be to only include an informative reference.
> An example of the current draft with just an informative reference to
> the canvas API might be:
> http://buzzword.org.uk/2009/html5/the-canvas-element-20090813.html

This breaks the reference from 
to ImageData (which is part of the 2D API), so that would need to be 
fixed somehow. (I don't see any other references which break, other than 
some non-normative comments about canvas text rendering.)

Philip Taylor
Received on Thursday, 13 August 2009 16:12:00 UTC

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