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Re: Title of the spec may cause heartache

From: Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:53:23 +0300
Message-ID: <CAAFGRecC7iwRQhsEOKw2nJStTHt8zpuDUFwXtmTYpaEzHUx3xQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jason Grigsby <jason@cloudfour.com>
Cc: "public-respimg@w3.org" <public-respimg@w3.org>
I tend to refer to "picture and friends" or, generically, "responsive images"

bruce

On 22 September 2014 18:45, Jason Grigsby <jason@cloudfour.com> wrote:
> I've been finding it difficult to talk about the picture specification and
> not have people assume that I'm talking about the picture element. In
> reading what others have written as well, I see similar confusion. It is
> easy to slip from talking about picture in one context to another and not
> write clearly about which one you're talking about.
>
> I think this will be a challenge for us as we move to educating people
> because people will strongly associate the picture specification with the
> picture element, but for the most common use case, resolution switching, the
> picture element isn't the best solution.
>
> Two questions for this group:
>
> Have you encountered similar concerns or challenges when describing the
> differences between the picture specification and the picture element?
>
> Do you have any alternative way of describing the picture specification that
> side steps this issue?
>
> Thank You,
>
> Jason
>
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