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Re: The ability to turn off animations in browsers

From: Hidvégi Gábor <gabor@hidvegi.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 06:50:05 +0200
Message-ID: <CB13523F915F48C5A894B7710735A8BC@gab>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Hey Patrick,

thanks for the answer, what's the best way to contact browser 
vendors/responsible leaders?

Gábor


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 11:07 AM
Subject: Re: The ability to turn off animations in browsers


> So, now that we've had a go at venting about "web designers" who use all 
> our CPU for animations and scripts, and advertisers for pushing wasteful 
> video our way (not just in the browser, but also in unrelated technologies 
> like Skype's native client) - and I'm surprised the old "dark websites use 
> less power on my CRT than bright websites" - the more fundamental 
> question:
>
> Why is this being discussed on www-html? Are we proposing some change to 
> HTML that will solve these issues?
>
> If we're saying "we'd like a setting in browsers that allows users to 
> suppress animations, scripts running in the background, video/audio 
> content autostarting, etc" then should this kind of request not be 
> directed at individual browser manufacturers? Or is there some new 
> element/meta/HTTP-header we're trying to come up with here?
>
> P
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