[whatwg] Turn off Anti-Aliasing in Canvas

Marius Gundersen gundersen at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 00:09:22 PDT 2009

so it was decided against because some browsers might not implement it?
isn't the point of a specification that all browsers implement it :p

In some cases turning off anti aliasing isn't just about speed or beauty, in
some cases it can introduce things that should not be there. For example,
notice the white line running diagonally across the face of the crate here:

Marius Gundersen

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Mon, 14 Sep 2009, Marius Gundersen wrote:
> >
> > A way to speed up drawing to the canvas would be to turn off
> > anti-aliasing. Currently there is no way to do this. Is that something
> > that will be added in the future?
> This has been considered before:
>   http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2007-May/011263.html
> Cheers,
> --
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