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Re: srcN - Alternative to picture and srcset

From: Mark <mark.mcdonnell@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:27:22 +0100
Message-ID: <52456B9A.8070205@bbc.co.uk>
To: public-respimg@w3.org
Please consider my short reply a*+1* for this concise combination of the 
source/srcset work.

I'll need to have a read through the provided specification to get a 
better understanding of implementation.

But looking good.

M.

On 27/09/2013 12:15, Yoav Weiss wrote:
> Personally, this looks like a huge improvement over existing proposals.
>
> It combines picture art-direction handling (each srcN attribute is an 
> equivalent to picture's <source>), srcset's DPR switching (almost the 
> same) and new viewport switching syntax which has 2 main advantages 
> over srcset's viewport switching syntax: It is DRYer and enables 
> relative units.
>
> The attribute name part feels hacky, but it's something I can live 
> with both as a developer and as someone likely to implement this.
>
> +1 from me.
>
> Yoav
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 12:20 PM, Marcos Caceres <marcos@marcosc.com 
> <mailto:marcos@marcosc.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi All,
>
>     Tab Atkins has put forward and alternative proposal to both srcset
>     and picture:
>
>     http://tabatkins.github.io/specs/respimg/Overview.html
>
>     It combines what was originally in <source> and `srcset` into a
>     "srcN" attribute. Example:
>
>       <img src1="(max-width: 400px) pic-small.jpg"
>            src2="(max-width: 1000px) pic-medium.jpg"
>            src="pic-large.jpg"
>            alt="Obama talking to a soldier in hospital scrubs.">
>
>     Please take a look and discuss. I've cc'ed Tab who I'm sure can
>     answer any questions.
>
>     Kind regards,
>     Marcos
>     --
>     Marcos Caceres
>
>
>
>
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