[whatwg] Canvas in workers

Domenic Denicola domenic at domenicdenicola.com
Wed Oct 16 14:29:49 PDT 2013

From: whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org [whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] on behalf of Anne van Kesteren [annevk at annevk.nl]

> On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 9:23 PM, Kenneth Russell <kbr at google.com> wrote:
>> While the Promise returned from createImageBitmap(HTMLCanvasElement) can be fulfilled immediately, is it worth introducing a special overload with a different return type?
> Well if you want a synchronous method a promise is not going to cut it. However, please do not overload the existing method and actually provide a new one. Having one method that can be used both synchronous and asynchronous depending on its argument would be terrible.

It's worth noting that immediately-fulfilled promises are pretty fast, since promises use microtasks.

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