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This is the specification for the 2D Context for the HTML canvas element, published by the HTML Working Group.
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The bulk of the text of this specification is also available in the WHATWG HTML Living Standard, under a license that permits reuse of the specification text.
Work on this specification is also done at the WHATWG. The W3C HTML working group actively pursues convergence of the HTML specification with the WHATWG living standard, within the bounds of theW3C HTML working group charter. There are various ways to follow this work at the WHATWG:
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This document is governed by the 14 October 2005 W3C Process Document.