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Re: [public-respimg] <none>

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Sat, 6 Jul 2013 20:18:33 -0400
To: Tom Maslen <tom.maslen@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: Anselm Hannemann <info@anselm-hannemann.com>, Ritchie Anesco <info@ritchieanesco.com>, Mohsen Nabiloo Azimi <msnazi@gmail.com>, public-respimg@w3.org
Message-ID: <6DB463D87C9F4F2D914CCD6CBBF535A8@marcosc.com>


On Friday, 5 July 2013 at 08:47, Tom Maslen wrote:

> RE: [public-respimg] <none> 
> Is there a hard limit to how much you can get away with scaling the image up/down before its better to just download an alternative image?
> 
> When I made the responsive images solution for m.bbc.co.uk/news (http://m.bbc.co.uk/news) we didn't have any data to make a decision about this so I just guessed and made the images scale 100% to fit its containing element, but then get the JS to swap the image out for a better fitted alternative every 30px.

I don't think there is - and it might be image type dependent (photo vs diagram, etc). That's super interesting to know nonetheless. 
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