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[Bug 13312] After doing a bunch of reading, it appears to me that the crossorigin attribute was added to help WebGL on canvas. As far as I can tell, it is irrelevant when the img element is used in HTML (i.e., <img src="myPic.jpg">. If I am wrong, then could you pl

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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13312

Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> 2011-07-20 18:15:44 UTC ---
The crossorigin attribute is useful any time you're planning to try to extract
the pixel data from the image, whether you do it via canvas or via some other
mechanism.  At the moment there are no such other mechanisms, but that might
change.

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