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Re: [whatwg] So if media-queries aren't for determining the media to be used what are they for?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 15:05:14 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBt0124p0zveVFF+45KzwLkUXALv_JhGGw7qx9XZZJp2Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org, Andy Davies <dajdavies@gmail.com>, Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>
On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 3:01 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 11:56 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Importantly, I think I'd like to be able to use either min or max, but
>> @srcset's microsyntax only talks about min sizes. (I got it wrong in
>> my previous email.)
>
> Well, it's not a media query. It *describes* the size of the image.

No it doesn't.  Saying "600w" next to a URL says nothing about the
size of the image, just that you claim that the image at that URL is
intended for screens at least 600px wide.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 15 May 2012 22:07:00 GMT

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