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Re: Image orientation for backgrounds

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:13:20 -0400
Message-ID: <1397585600.17924.203.camel@slave.barefootcomputing.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, 2014-04-15 at 13:43 -0400, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Currently http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-images-3/#the-image-orientation is 
> explicitly specified to not affect background images.  However, a use 
> case was brought up that really wants orientation based on EXIF metadata 
> for backgrounds: user-provided wallpapers in web apps.

Wouldn't a good way for Web apps be to have a JavaScript interface to
EXIF metadata? What about XMPP metadata? Sounds like a case for a
library, given sufficient access to the necessary data...

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