[webkit-dev] Feature announcement: canvas pixel access API additions for high-resolution backing stores

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Mon Apr 16 16:30:37 PDT 2012

On Apr 16, 2012, at 4:03 PM, Dirk Schulze wrote:

>> Different developers will have different priorities. HD image data and async readback both have potential benefits in image quality and nonblocking responsiveness respectively. Here is an example of an application using getImageData which would clearly benefit from HD, but it's not obvious that async would be useful:
>> http://mudcu.be/sketchpad/
> This seems to be a use case for SVG and not canvas :)

It's a raster-oriented paint app, not a vector-oriented draw app, so I don't think SVG would be helpful.


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