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[whatwg] Offscreen canvas (or canvas for web workers).

From: Oliver Hunt <oliver@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 14:32:37 -0700
Message-ID: <26216098-DF27-4749-87CB-DD29368042F7@apple.com>

On Mar 15, 2010, at 2:24 PM, Vladimir Vukicevic wrote:
> If we wanted to support this across workers (and I think it would be helpful to figure out how to do so), something like saying that if a canvas object was passed (somehow) between workers, it would be a copy -- and internally it could be implemented using copy-on-write semantics.

I had been thinking the same -- it would allow the general case (eg. data is only expected to be used in the worker) to get a mostly free copy.

> 
>    - Vlad
--Oliver
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