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[whatwg] "canvas" tag and animations ?

From: Sjoerd Visscher <sjoerd@w3future.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 22:40:05 +0200
Message-ID: <42B09225.1070605@w3future.com>
Christian Biesinger wrote:
> Sjoerd Visscher wrote:
> 
>> Christian Biesinger wrote:
>>
>>> Sjoerd Visscher wrote:
>>>
>>>> This isn't needed. Just like in normal HTML a drawing transaction is 
>>>> automatically started when the javascript code starts
>>>
>>>
>>> Are the <canvas> functions JavaScript-specific?
>>
>>
>> Ehm, no. Actually the automatic drawing transactions story applies to 
>> all scripting languages in HTML.
> 
> 
> There might be non-scripting languages that want to use <canvas>. 
> Consider an extensible UA that might support writing extensions in Java 
> or C++. You can probably not extend such automatic transactions to those 
> languages...

Yes you can. A transaction takes the duration of the thread.

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Sjoerd Visscher
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Received on Wednesday, 15 June 2005 13:40:05 UTC

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