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Re: [whatwg] High-density canvases

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 22:46:24 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDyVLvsiO4fhgogOgn2XgvDBOswON9+0tPVA9CGvDi7ag@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Cc: Stephen White <senorblanco@chromium.org>, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, WHAT Working Group <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 6:24 PM, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:
>> Yeah, my suggestion, if we do this, would be to not do it until high
>> density displays are even more widely available than now. This is mostly a
>> convenience and performance-improving API, not a critical feature add.
> High-DPI displays are already widespread in mobile (all Apple devices
> except for the iPad Mini; the Kindle Fire HD), and by contrast there's no
> sign of them for desktops, so I think we're either there now or we won't be
> for a long time.

High-end laptops have high-dpi screens (the Pixel I'm using right now
has one), and they're slowly spreading down the price scale.

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