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Re: [whatwg] <img srcset> for responsive bitmapped content images

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 13:15:48 -0700
Message-id: <88B830EA-E9FD-4E1D-A8E2-99E75A243814@apple.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: whatwg@whatwg.org, Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>

On May 10, 2012, at 6:24 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> 
> 
> That all said, I don't like the "2x" notation.  It's declaring "this
> image's resolution is twice that of a normal image".  This has two
> problems.  For one, we already have a unit that means that - the dppx
> unit.  Using "2dppx" is identical to the meaning of "2x".  Since
> image-set() is newer than the dppx unit, we should change it to use
> <resolution> instead.

"dppx" has the downside that not even CSS Working Group members can consistently spell it correctly.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Thursday, 10 May 2012 20:16:57 GMT

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