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Re: [whatwg] An alternative to <picture> and srcset, is this realistic?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 12:01:06 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78ih1OV+qsQoH90ejxCb+0xU5hfLU2U-96+4_q_6N2Ffrw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Matthew Wilcox <mail@matthewwilcox.com>
Cc: WHATWG List <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Matthew Wilcox <mail@matthewwilcox.com> wrote:
> have any of you seen this proposal for an alternative solution to the problem?
> http://www.w3.org/community/respimg/2012/05/13/an-alternative-proposition-to-and-srcset-with-wider-scope/
> I like the general idea and from an author perspective this seems
> great; but I know nothing of the browser/vendor side of the equation -
> is this do-able?

Adding a level of indirection is actually not that great as it makes
it harder to understand what is going on. Also if you work on sites in
teams it's not always a given access to <head> is equal to the
templates that are being authored. Let alone full control over how
resources are stored.

Anne — Opera Software
Received on Monday, 14 May 2012 10:01:37 UTC

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