[whatwg] proposed canvas 2d API additions

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Apr 26 13:16:08 PDT 2006

On Sun, 23 Apr 2006, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> 1) Add a call to allow copying a rect from one canvas to another. You 
> may want to be able to control the compositing mode for this. Then you 
> can use an offscreen canvas to store a bitmap for later drawing into 
> your visible canvas. If this involves a change of size the 
> implementation has the opportunity to apply intelligent scaling.

We already have this.

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