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Re: [whatwg] Supporting scanners on the web

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2013 10:17:03 +1200
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLajd5s8gUi9rfKobSR+ibpMnwcn5RKOEmfVKo-_zA9K0A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: WHAT Working Group <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Benjamin Smedberg <benjamin@smedbergs.us>
On Sat, Sep 28, 2013 at 6:37 AM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:

> Also, does any browser actually do implement asynchronous scaling in
> this case? We definitely shouldn't add an API to work around the lack
> of another API, but there's also a difference between something
> theoretically being possible to implement, and it actually being
> doable enough to happen.
>

I don't know. As of recently, we do the image encoding step off the main
thread, but the main thread still blocks for the scaling. That is fixable.

Rob
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