Ian Bicking: the old part of his blog

Re: More Python, Education

The reason why Canvas/SVG is important isn't so much "Pretty Graphics" as the ability to reasonably portray non-rectilinear anything. Displaying any sort of finite state diagram or other visualization aid is nigh impossible without Canvas/SVG.

As "python-in-mozilla"http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Building_PyXPCOM is making progress, the framework should be there to use.

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by Ethan Fremen

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"""The reason why Canvas/SVG is important isn't so much "Pretty Graphics" as the ability to reasonably portray non-rectilinear anything. Displaying any sort of finite state diagram or other visualization aid is nigh impossible without Canvas/SVG."""

Canvas and SVG are poor opengl hacks. Canvas plans to be OpenGLES one day.

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