[whatwg] Processing the zoom level - MS extensions to window.screen

Ojan Vafai ojan at chromium.org
Sat Nov 20 07:46:12 PST 2010

On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 9:21 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org>wrote:

> Most of the use cases for script access to the exact device pixel ratio
> that I've heard boil down to "interfere with the user's ability to zoom",
> which is why I haven't been eager to make it easier.

To be clear, chrome.tabs.getZoomPercentage is a Chrome extension API. Having
extensions that can mess with zoom seems like a legit use-case. But I agree,
I can't think of good use-cases for the general web being able to.

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