[webkit-dev] Video feature request

Chris Marrin cmarrin at apple.com
Thu Jan 14 10:06:37 PST 2010

On Jan 14, 2010, at 9:23 AM, Oliver Hunt wrote:

> On Jan 14, 2010, at 9:00 AM, Zack S wrote:
>> Hi all,  
>> There's a feature that I would find useful that's not as far as I know a part of HTML5/Javascript in Webkit based browsers.  
>> Namely, I'd like to be able to open a video from within Javascript without necessarily wanting to play it, but rather I want to be able to extract frames out of it as image objects and/or to extract the corresponding sound portions of frames.  
> I can't speak to the sound aspect of this, but you can get pixel data by painting a <video> to the canvas element.

There are cross-domain restrictions on this functionality, right?

cmarrin at apple.com

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