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Re: [whatwg] High-density canvases

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 19:32:10 +0000 (UTC)
To: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1309101931090.12210@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>, Stephen White <senorblanco@chromium.org>, WHAT Working Group <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Wed, 11 Sep 2013, Dean Jackson wrote:
> On 11 Sep 2013, at 12:14 am, Stephen White <senorblanco@chromium.org> 
> wrote:
> > 
> > now that some browsers are including browser zoom (page zoom) in 
> > window.devicePixelRatio
> 
> Ouch. Who is doing this and why?

Why ouch?

Actually what I really think we should do is also change the 
window.devicePixelRatio for pinch zoom. Combined with the suggestions for 
canvas, that would allow (as Rik pointed out on IRC) for high-quality 
canvas all the way zoomed in, and for cheap canvases when zoomed out.

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