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[whatwg] <video> and acceleration

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 02:32:55 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0904290232420.12381@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 28 Apr 2009, Ian Fette wrote:
> 
> I think what would be helpful is for browsers who are implementing 
> <video> with hardware acceleration to publish information on what would 
> make them fall back to software rendering. If it turns out that list is 
> roughly similar across implementations, perhaps it could be added as a 
> note in the spec that doing the following certain things may cause 
> performance implications. We're probably not ready to do that yet given 
> that we don't have enough implementation experience, but that would be 
> my suggestion for how to move forward.

That seems reasonable.

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