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Re: What do we do with Wikipedia?

From: Jason Grigsby <jason@cloudfour.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 10:28:16 -0500
Message-ID: <CADQU=pN9WRfZLua7YJ4cyQwTz4-aLXux3CELzRV_E7pb0RvpFQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Yoav Weiss <yoav@yoav.ws>
Cc: "Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu" <kanghaol@oupeng.com>, Responsive Images Community Group <public-respimg@w3.org>
FWIW, I submitted a bug about the double download issue a while ago:
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=49145


On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 9:58 AM, Yoav Weiss <yoav@yoav.ws> wrote:

> Wikipedia's use of srcset (as part of a prolyfill) is a problem.
> The use of actual future attribute/element names is discouraged, since
> their syntax may change.
>
> It seems like the prolyfill in question is called jquery.hidpi [1]. I
> don't know if it's used outside of WikiMedia.
>
> We should definitely try to contact them and talk them out of using the
> actual `srcset` attribute as long as it's not shipped anywhere.
> Furthermore, the prolyfill is triggering double downloads, which isn't
> ideal (but somewhat inherent to this kind of prolyfills on the `img`
> element).
>


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