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[whatwg] "canvas" tag and animations ?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 21:44:41 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0605162140510.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 16 May 2006, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
> |
> | Canvases are automatically double-buffered.
> 
> Why? Is this a requirement?

Not in theory, but in practice it is. Early Opera implementations didn't 
do this and the performance was too slow for practical use.

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