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Re: What do we do with picture?

From: Aaron Gustafson <aaron@easy-designs.net>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:47:33 -0400
To: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>
Cc: Aaron Grogg <aarontgrogg@gmail.com>, Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Yoav Weiss <yoav@yoav.ws>, Anselm Hannemann <info@anselm-hannemann.com>, public-respimg@w3.org
Message-ID: <0B3E8B377D3945B5823872BF2CB42FEE@easy-designs.net>
On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 5:53 AM, Kornel Lesiński wrote:
> Sorry, my mail somehow got truncated. Hopefully will work this time:
>  
> That's my thought too. I'm just tired by the stalemate we've got.
>  
> I think srcN is good enough and support it since that's better than  
> debating forever, but really I'd prefer <picture>.
>  
> It's just a shame that we'll have a hack baked into the platform forever  
> just because browser vendors want an easier option now :(
>  
> "src2" looks like an API failure comparable to Win32's CreateWindowEx, and  
> adds to the mess HTML already is.
>  
> <picture> has easier to understand syntax, better extensibility (I'm scared  
> to think how srcN microsyntax will look like if we need to add couple more  
> attributes in there), and finally fixes accessibility mistakes <img> made.
>  
> Right now no solution is implemented yet, so <picture> can still be *the*  
> solution merely if a couple of browser vendors chooses to impement it first.
>  
>  



Well put!

Cheers,

Aaron  
Received on Friday, 18 October 2013 14:48:02 UTC

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