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[whatwg] suggestion for HTML5 spec

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 01:56:44 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1008030156220.3056@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 2 Aug 2010, Dirk Pranke wrote:
> >
> > Why would a user ever want anyone to disable their GPU acceleration?
> 
> I believe I've heard people say that they might sometimes want this for 
> power management, i.e. performing the same computation on the GPU might 
> take more power than performing it more slowly on the CPU. I imagine 
> this would depend on the specific configuration and computations 
> involved, though.

This seems like a matter for the user, not the Web page, though.

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