[whatwg] suggestion for HTML5 spec
jamesr at google.com
Mon Aug 2 18:54:34 PDT 2010
On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 6:43 PM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke at chromium.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 5:53 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > On Sat, 1 May 2010, 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?
> > Why would a user ever want anyone to disable their GPU acceleration?
> I believe I've heard people say that they might sometimes want this
> for power management, i.e. performing the same computation on the GPU
> might take more power than performing it more slowly on the CPU. I
> imagine this would depend on the specific configuration and
> computations involved, though.
That's a decision for either a user or a user agent, not an author. It
should not be toggleable from HTML.
> -- Dirk
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