[whatwg] <picture> / <img srcset> not needed
aldrik at gmail.com
Thu May 17 09:45:26 PDT 2012
> Assistive technology can't magically detect that your image has low
> contrast and provide a better image. I don't think that AT even comes
> into play as high contrast mode is handled by the OS. High contrast
> mode is not the same as choosing a monochrome display. On Windows, the
> default high contrast display is mostly white on black, but there are
> still colors, and text is larger. On OS X, high contrast mode is just
> extremely contrasty with lots of detail getting washed out; you can
> separately choose to use grayscale and/or invert colors.
> Authors may want to provide images with lots of detail, but fall back
> to images with less detail and/or larger objects/text in the case of
> high contrast mode.
In that case it sounds like we need somthing like the -ms-high-contrast
 media feature needs to become a standard.
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