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[whatwg] canvas elements <rect> <polygon> etc

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2007 09:11:51 +0100
Message-ID: <op.to2g11u464w2qv@id-c0020.driveway.uu.nl>
On Sun, 11 Mar 2007 22:47:36 +0100, carmen <_ at whats-your.name> wrote:
> thats kind of what i'm asking, it looks like SVG has its own API  
> already, sort of similar to canvas. are there plans to merge? can you  
> use svg elements inwide a canvas element or will the browser not find  
> them? are there plans for that to change? etc.

Roughly said, <canvas> can be used for bitmap manipulation and SVG can be  
used for vector graphics. They have different purposes although I suppose  
you can solve the same problem with both now and then. Given that, there  
are no plans to merge them and there's no plan for that to change.


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Anne van Kesteren
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