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[whatwg] Turn off Anti-Aliasing in Canvas

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 08:07:15 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0909140755040.5185@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 14 Sep 2009, Marius Gundersen wrote:
> >
> > What part of that e-mail suggested that it had anything to do with 
> > browsers not implementing it?
>
> This part indicates that it is not implemented because some browsers 
> might ignore it:
> 
>> causing browsers that support these features to render certain sites 
>> significantly worse or slower (or both) than browsers who ignore these 
>> flags and instead apply heuristics to determine the optimal rendering 
>> modes.

Ah, yes, I suppose that does mean that browsers wouldn't implement it, 
since they'd be at a disadvantage if they did.


> The composite paths that you indicated sounds cool, but sounds like 
> something I asked about previously, namely having an explicit method for 
> redrawing the canvas when the user is done.

That's similar, though not quite the same, yes.

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