[whatwg] Challenging canvas.supportsContext

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Wed Jun 19 12:46:52 PDT 2013

On 6/19/13 3:43 PM, Kenneth Russell wrote:
> Accurate feature detection in libraries like Modernizr was mentioned
> as a key use case:
>    http://lists.whatwg.org/pipermail/whatwg-whatwg.org/2012-September/037249.html

Right, this is the use case that's not really making sense to me.  The 
fact that Modernizr was doing this _eagerly_ sounds like a bug in 
Modernizr to me...

> Additionally, though, application developers wanted to be able to ask
> questions like "is software rendering supported for WebGL":

That's definitely something that new API would be needed to address, yes.


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