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

Scott González scott.gonzalez at gmail.com
Thu May 17 06:17:29 PDT 2012

On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 7:30 AM, Bjartur Thorlacius <svartman95 at 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.

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