Are we trying to work around unnecessary limitations of the browser when it comes to on-line applications?
The web browser was good for HTML rendering ... then they brought in java script for ineraction and now you have systems that are entirely java script. And, then there are these new type of plugins that try to overcome browser limitations.
Can the wide spreading x86 emulators become the next app execution systems?
After spending some time trying to look for ways to draw lines and ellipses, I realized that this is a deep subject - even without the anti-aliasing complexity. So I decided to use an existing library.
Very quickly, I hit upon libgd - http://www.libgd.org
Now, I think I have all that is needed to build my drawing utility...then do the documentation of Minix and then proceed with Minix....