Here’s what you can do today if you decide that you simply don’t care about 68% of the browser market:
It’s an old drum that’s being beaten to death, but this is why IE needs to either get with the game or go away. IE8 is at least a huge improvement in terms of respecting rendering standards, but with the gaping release cycle that Microsoft has IE trundling away on, they can’t possibly keep up with how quickly amazing features like these are coming along.
This has been proposed to the W3C. Everything you see is hardware-accelerated. I am stoked.
Expect a second edition of this post in a couple of days.