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Re: [whatwg] Canvas in Workers

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 21:13:21 +0000 (UTC)
To: Oliver Hunt <oliver@apple.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1211162111450.16964@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com>, WHAT Working Group <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Fri, 16 Nov 2012, Oliver Hunt wrote:
>
> postMessage already has an ownership transfer list, we could always 
> extend the set of transferable types to include a canvas like thing (the 
> context or some such).

That's what CanvasProxy is.


> IIRC the last time I suggested having canvas (or at least canvas-like) 
> APIs available in workers it turned into a spec for rotating and scaling 
> images (which i still don't fully understand).

Yeah, this is intended to make that kind of thing unnecessary.

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