[whatwg] High-density canvases

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Sep 10 12:32:10 PDT 2013

On Wed, 11 Sep 2013, Dean Jackson wrote:
> On 11 Sep 2013, at 12:14 am, Stephen White <senorblanco at chromium.org> 
> wrote:
> > 
> > now that some browsers are including browser zoom (page zoom) in 
> > window.devicePixelRatio
> Ouch. Who is doing this and why?

Why ouch?

Actually what I really think we should do is also change the 
window.devicePixelRatio for pinch zoom. Combined with the suggestions for 
canvas, that would allow (as Rik pointed out on IRC) for high-quality 
canvas all the way zoomed in, and for cheap canvases when zoomed out.

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