[dojo-contributors] 2D Graphics Recap
gavin at dfmm.org
Fri Jun 9 20:43:38 EDT 2006
I think there's several things being discussed and thought we might do a
little refactoring so I don't stump for the wrong functionality at the
1) Graphics for declarative widget authoring. This is Tom's proposal to
declare widget graphics in dojo-decorated SVG and have an XSLT-driven
translation layer that will create equivalent VML+JS in IE.
generating complicated charts or for use in a drawing editor.
3) An immediate-mode API
These systems would cross over at various points:
API on widgets declared in markup
(probably some I'm forgetting)
The applications we're thinking of fall into layers (lightest-weight to
2) Charting Library
3) Drawing Editor
That roughly correspond to the application areas Tom, Eugene and I are
personally interested in. (Please forgive me if I've misread what you're
trying to make sure the API can accomplish).
I'm all jet-lagged and fuzzy at the moment, but I'll be on #dojo and IM
most of the day tomorrow and possibly even later on tonight. I hope that
we, and anybody following quietly, can solidify the layers of this
system we want to build.
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