On Sun, May 18, 2014 at 11:02 PM, Robert O'Callahan <rob...@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> On Sat, May 17, 2014 at 4:18 AM, Anne van Kesteren <ann...@annevk.nl>wrote:
>> Maybe we should have <img>.srcObject similar to what we're doing for
>> media elements. <img>.src can simply return about:imagebitmap or some
>> such. That way you can also assign a Blob to an <img> element without
>> having to do the weird createObjectURL() hack that might leak memory
>> if you're not careful.
> I like this approach, but I think it's simpler to continue to have
> HTMLImageElement.src reflect the "src" content attribute.
> I wonder what kind of broader effect it would have if image content can no
longer be uniquely identified or retrieved using a URL. In many places in
Blink/WebKit (and presumably other implementations as well) URLs are used
as keys and handles for image resources. All of that would have to be

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