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[whatwg] suggestion for HTML5 spec

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 1 May 2010 20:55:16 -0700
Message-ID: <s2zdd0fbad1005012055v63bef54auc73f1b872ed66afc@mail.gmail.com>
On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 8:25 PM,  <ryan14 at mail.com> wrote:
> My suggestion for the HTML5 spec is that the video tag should have a feature
> that can enable GPU acceleration on a user's graphics card, so it will take
> some stress off the CPU.
>
> Do you like my suggestion?

Nothing is stopping browsers from using the GPU to help speed up
<video> playback right now, and in fact I think that some browsers are
either already doing so, or are planning to do so in the relatively
near future.

~TJ
Received on Saturday, 1 May 2010 20:55:16 UTC

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