[whatwg] Turn off Anti-Aliasing in Canvas

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Sep 14 01:07:15 PDT 2009

On Mon, 14 Sep 2009, Marius Gundersen wrote:
> >
> > What part of that e-mail suggested that it had anything to do with 
> > browsers not implementing it?
> This part indicates that it is not implemented because some browsers 
> might ignore it:
>> causing browsers that support these features to render certain sites 
>> significantly worse or slower (or both) than browsers who ignore these 
>> flags and instead apply heuristics to determine the optimal rendering 
>> modes.

Ah, yes, I suppose that does mean that browsers wouldn't implement it, 
since they'd be at a disadvantage if they did.

> The composite paths that you indicated sounds cool, but sounds like 
> something I asked about previously, namely having an explicit method for 
> redrawing the canvas when the user is done.

That's similar, though not quite the same, yes.

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