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

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jul 6 16:39:58 PDT 2009

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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