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Re: Print, monochrome, and high-contrast

From: Miguel Garcia <magarcia2@me.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 13:59:57 -0500
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To: "public-respimg@w3.org" <public-respimg@w3.org>
Seeing as I have the resource, I'm going to do a q&a with a family member after work tonight and see what I can fish up. Maybe they have sites which are better in their opinion and I can look at those to see if they are using any quirky techniques. 

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On Oct 25, 2012, at 1:54 PM, Mathew Marquis <mat@matmarquis.com> wrote:

> 
> On Oct 25, 2012, at 2:21 PM, Marcos Caceres wrote:
> 
>> Hi all, 
>> We are still lacking any evidence that show images have been adapted for the following three scenarios/use cases:
>> 
>> * Print
> 
> Where there isn’t currently any decent solution to a serving up screen/print appropriate images on a single page we can’t necessarily point to anything identical, but it’s not hard to see where a site like Flickr or SmugMug would be able to make use of this. I’m certain I’ve seen sites that offer reasonably-sized images alongside links to high-resolution images for the sake of printing. I’m hoping others chime in here; I’ll search, in the meantime.
> 
>> * monochrome 
>> * high-contrast
> 
> Likewise, it’s tough to reliably detect when a user is in high-contrast mode as things stand now, so we might be hard-pressed to find an example of image swapping in the wild—which is not to say they don’t exist, but I don’t know of any. 
> 
> I’ve mostly been using this and “monochrome” as examples of the inherent flexibility of the media query approach. I think the important thing is to make sure that concept is well represented somehow.
> 
>> 
>> As per our document:
>> http://responsiveimagescg.github.com/ri-usecases/#print,-monochrome,-and-high-contrast
>> 
>> Without having any actual proof that there are at least a few sites in the wild that have been designed with, for instance, the Kindle specifically in mind - it's difficult to justify use case 4.4.
>> 
>> -- 
>> Marcos Caceres
>> http://datadriven.com.au
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