[whatwg] WebWorkers and images

David Levin levin at chromium.org
Fri Jan 7 15:22:02 PST 2011

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 3:24 AM, Berend-Jan Wever <skylined at chromium.org>wrote:
> I ask because I wanted to port an image manipulation script to a WebWorker,
> but found out that WebWorkers have no way to use elements such as canvas
> and
> img.

fwiw, ImageData can be used in a worker. Many folks have argued that canvas
isn't that useful in a worker and that the gpu acceleration will make it
less useful (and that most image manipulation would be able to use ImageData
for its needs).


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