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[whatwg] Adding SVG Filter-like functionality to Canvas 2D Context

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 22:33:07 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0907062227190.1053@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 6 Jul 2009 hansschmucker at gmail.com wrote:
> 
> Aside from drawWindow, we are currently unable to build a processing 
> chain that does include filters, other than applying a filter to the 
> result rendered by the canvas via foreignObject.

Doing filters in <canvas> is an interesting idea, but I think that it is 
probably too early to add it. We have dozens of feature requests for the 
next version of <canvas> already.

For what it's worth, you can do filters manually using getImageData() and 
putImageData().

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