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Re: Info from HTML5 editors: merging WHATWG patches

From: Mathew Marquis <mat@matmarquis.com>
Date: Sun, 9 Sep 2012 14:30:22 -0400
Cc: Adrian Roselli <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com>, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2D44F210-3AD1-4DD3-BC3F-5155270D8533@matmarquis.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>

On Sep 9, 2012, at 9:36 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:

> Hi Adrian,
> 
> On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 11:06 PM, Adrian Roselli
> <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com> wrote:
>> 
>> I am stil new to the process around here, but I just want to make sure I understand -- this means @srcset is moving to the on hold / wait for HTML.next branch, but that <picture> is still under consideration.
>> 
>> Am I correct?
> 
> No, this is not the case. All new features are being moved into
> HTML.next unless the WG agrees to integrate them into HTML5. At this
> point I believe the general consensus is simply that adaptive images
> are a new feature and therefore there will be no solution in HTML5.
> The solution will be deferred to HTML.next.

It was the chairsí decision that `picture` be considered for the current snapshot ( https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18384, http://www.w3.org/2012/07/26-html-wg-minutes.html ). I wasnít aware that this had changed.

> 
>> What's the process if WHATWG runs with @srcset and this WG hasn't come to consensus on <picture>?
> 
> In the end, browser implementations are what counts. So, hopefully we
> will get browsers to agree on one mechanism before standardising it
> for HTML.next.
> 
> Regards,
> Silvia.
> 
Received on Sunday, 9 September 2012 18:30:47 UTC

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