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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 23:39:58 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0907062338160.1053@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 7 Jul 2009, Hans Schmucker wrote:
> 
> About interoperability: At least for me Canvas support seems very stable 
> across browsers, which is why I'm comfortable asking for the next step, 
> as long as including it doesn't change compatibility with existing JS 
> code and wouldn't require needlessly complicated fallbacks. Both 
> fallbacks and support would be pretty straight-forward for this.

This is about more than just <canvas>; if we add more canvas features now, 
it takes resources away from other features in the spec. (Also, <canvas> 
isn't _that_ well supported yet; there are many edge cases where support 
is somewhat flaky.)

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