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Re: [Public WebGL] Standard place with advice for end-users.



There was some discussion about this a couple of months ago on the
working group mailing list and some work was started but not yet
completed. Gregg Tavares was working on this with the Khronos
webmaster.

-Ken

On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Steve Baker <steve@sjbaker.org> wrote:
> Mo, Zhenyao wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 10:17 AM, Steve Baker <steve@sjbaker.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Something that my mother could easily manage!
>>>
>>> Something hosted someplace stable enough that we'd have a reasonable
>>> expectation that it would still be there (say) 5 years from now.
>>>
>> We could host such page on khronos.
>>
>> The page should also do some analysis like your browser, browser's
>> version, etc, to make the suggestions simpler and hopefully easier for
>> our dear Moms.
>>
> Yep - that's what I had in mind...something like the Flash update site does.
>
>    http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
>
> Hopefully - after a few years - everyone will have a WebGL-capable
> browser and the need for this will diminish.  But I'm particularly
> thinking ahead to the traffic bump that's likely to happen in
> mid-January when the Mozilla "Game On 2010" contest ends and a bazillion
> people try to play the resulting games...almost all of those people will
> be running older browsers.  It would be bad if WebGL got a reputation
> for being difficult to install from the outset.  Providing the "One True
> Place" to fix that would be a good thing.
>
>  -- Steve
>
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