[Phpmyadmin-devel] Drop flashcanvas

Madhura Jayaratne madhura.cj at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 13:41:57 CET 2014

On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 6:09 PM, Michal Čihař <michal at cihar.com> wrote:

> Hi all
> After seeing [Debian bug about sourceless flash file][1], I went to
> looking why do we have this at all. It seems to be used for IE 8 and
> older to render charts as the browser does not have native support for
> canvas.
> I've done a little bit of testing with IE 8 (using Browser Stack) and
> none of the rendering seems to work properly there:
> - the GIS rendering ends up with javascript error showing nothing [*]
> - the pie chart for profiling does not show areas
> - other charts show different level of corruption
> As nobody has complained about this so far, I believe it's better to
> simply drop this code than trying to fix it to work with this ancient
> browser. So here is [my pull request to do so][2].
> +1

Thanks and Regards,

Madhura Jayaratne
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