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[whatwg] "canvas" tag and animations ?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 15:23:36 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0605161521470.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 13 Jun 2005, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> 
> Now, I know that people are going to want to create animations using 
> this.  So, what I was wondering is if there are any built in facilities 
> for this?  (I didn't notice anything in the spec for it.)

Just redraw the canvas. :-)


> For example, is there a method of "double buffering"?  So that you don't 
> have to watch the canvas being "drawn" right before your eyes. For slow 
> systems, or complex drawing operations, this can become a problem.

Canvases are automatically double-buffered.

HTH,
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