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Re: [whatwg] Challenging canvas.supportsContext

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:46:52 -0400
Message-ID: <51C20AAC.5050303@mit.edu>
To: Kenneth Russell <kbr@google.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
On 6/19/13 3:43 PM, Kenneth Russell wrote:
> Accurate feature detection in libraries like Modernizr was mentioned
> as a key use case:
>
>    http://lists.whatwg.org/pipermail/whatwg-whatwg.org/2012-September/037249.html

Right, this is the use case that's not really making sense to me.  The 
fact that Modernizr was doing this _eagerly_ sounds like a bug in 
Modernizr to me...

> Additionally, though, application developers wanted to be able to ask
> questions like "is software rendering supported for WebGL":

That's definitely something that new API would be needed to address, yes.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 19:47:20 UTC

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