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Re: [whatwg] <picture> / <img srcset> not needed

From: Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2012 09:17:29 -0400
Message-ID: <CAO8i3ieq48CGT3qd-F+OvZpz4uPwe-Mj1NoTo885AHJcbkRC6Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bjartur Thorlacius <svartman95@gmail.com>
Cc: whatwg@whatwg.org, Anselm Hannemann Web Development <info@anselm-hannemann.com>, Aldrik Dunbar <aldrik@gmail.com>
On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 7:30 AM, Bjartur Thorlacius <svartman95@gmail.com>wrote:

> How common will it be for modern UAs to render pages to monochrome
> displays using future HTML5 graphics features? How many of the monochrome
> displays that are left will be attached to systems with modern heavy-weight
> software? In fact, the only systems I know of that come close to being
> monochrome are handhelds whose software isn't ever updated, and terminals
> that aren't even used to display bitmaps. So I have to ask, for how long
> will color-depth negotiation be a strong enough use case to warrant this
> feature?

I don't think this should just be about device capability. Users with
vision problems may opt-in to high contract mode and you may need to load
different resources based on this.
Received on Thursday, 17 May 2012 13:18:58 UTC

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