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Re: Meet-up with browser representatives and the W3C

From: Johnna Nonboe <johnna@nonboe.dk>
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 09:30:36 +0200
To: "Marcos Caceres" <w3c@marcosc.com>, "Matthieu Larcher" <mlarcher@ringabell.org>
CC: "matmarquis.com" <mat@matmarquis.com>, "public-respimg@w3.org" <public-respimg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20130731073036.DD0546805EA5D@bmail02.one.com>
As it's impossible for me to go to Pars that day, I would like to
participate online if it become possible.

Johnna N.

Le 26/07/2013 19:44, <http://matmarquis.com> a écrit :

> All,
> We’re organizing a meet-up with Mozilla, the W3C, and as many browser
> representatives as we can gather so that we can discuss a way forward
> for responsive images. We’re hoping that meeting can take place on the
> 10th of September in Paris at the Mozilla offices (just before the CSS
> WG meeting, which starts on the 11th). So far we have confirmations
> from Apple, Adobe, Google, and Opera.
> The purpose of the meet-up is to discuss the current proposals
> ([1],[2],[3]), assess the obstacles to their implementations, and
> build some momentum. A little more detail:
> For the last couple of years, various folks—present company in
> particular—have been working towards finding a way to bring responsive
> images to the web. Although we now have three proposals on the table
> (srcset [1], <picture> [2] and client hints [3]), we've had trouble
> getting sufficient momentum behind browser implementations that would
> let the market decide which solutions fulfills the use cases most
> effectively.
> In the meantime, web developers have had to make do with custom
> pollyfills which often prevent browsers from loading the image
> resources until after the DOM was (at least partially) loaded and
> Javascript on the page has run. This directly hinders the performance
> work browser engineers have done over the years to optimize resource
> loading, and get requests on the wire as soon as possible, according
> to their priority. This leaves developers either giving up all the
> benefits of preloading or downloading unnecessary data, slowing down
> the overall load time and inflating bandwidth costs.
> Proposed agenda:
> 1. Introduction to each of the proposed solutions
> 2. Implementor feedback on the solutions
> 3. Overlap among solutions
> 4. Next steps
> Space is fairly limited, so let me know whether you’ll be able to
> attend as soon as you can. Thanks!
> -M
> [1] <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/srcset/w3c-srcset/>
> [2] <http://picture.responsiveimages.org/>
> [3] <https://github.com/igrigorik/http-client-hints>
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