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Re: [whatwg] Throwing in my support for <picture> into the mix

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 17:01:45 +0200
Message-ID: <4FB3C159.40801@gmx.de>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Cc: whatwg@whatwg.org, Paul Court <paul@pmcnetworks.co.uk>
On 2012-05-16 16:36, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 9:16 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de
> <mailto:julian.reschke@gmx.de>> wrote:
>
>     "," is a legal URI character. ("Collect a sequence of characters
>     that are not space characters, and let that be url.")
>
>
> Actually, the key point is that this is non-conforming to start
> with: image candidate strings must have at least one descriptor
> (http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#image-candidate-string).
> ...

My point being that the syntax is fragile unless implementations follow 
the spec word by word. I know they are supposed to, but the way it's 
introduced *will* make people split the attribute value by ",".

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 16 May 2012 15:03:36 GMT

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