Re: Image.toBlob()

On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 4:24 PM, Anne van Kesteren <> wrote:

> On Sat, 28 Jan 2012 09:27:08 +0100, Bronislav Klučka <
>> wrote:
>> would it be possible to have Image.toBlob() function? We are introducing
>> Canvas.toBlob(), image (and maybe video, audio) would be nice addition
> Are the additional resource required to drawing the image on <canvas>
> first a bottleneck?

As long as the canvas isn't inserted into a document (eg. it doesn't have
to be composited), I'd think browsers could optimize this case
transparently, without adding additional API (eg. avoid the backbuffer
allocation and surface copy).

Glenn Maynard

Received on Thursday, 2 February 2012 22:33:01 UTC