[whatwg] Adding SVG Filter-like functionality to Canvas 2D Context
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jul 6 17:44:09 PDT 2009
On Tue, 7 Jul 2009, Hans Schmucker wrote:
> I simply think that when using SVG filters, we are much more likely to
> add a lot of these "border-cases" where browsers behave subtly
> different. We already have that problem with SVG in general and it's
> really holding SVG back. If at all possible, I'd like to avoid that with
> Canvas filters. A lot of functionality offered by SVG filters is either
> already included elsewhere in the Canvas spec or simply not relevant. I
> think if we strip the filter API of these cases we can make using it a
> lot more stable, predictable and attractive to developers.
If we add filters to <canvas>, I would expect to be defined in a way that
doesn't leave edge cases undefined.
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