[webkit-dev] Video feature request

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Thu Jan 14 10:58:21 PST 2010

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 10:06 AM, Chris Marrin <cmarrin at apple.com> wrote:
> On Jan 14, 2010, at 9:23 AM, Oliver Hunt wrote:
>> On Jan 14, 2010, at 9:00 AM, Zack S wrote:
>>> 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?

I'm not sure if we've implemented it yet, but we could let video
providers opt out of these protections using CORS.


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