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Re: [whatwg] Features for responsive Web design

From: Markus Ernst <derernst@gmx.ch>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2012 13:30:26 +0200
Message-ID: <4FB632D2.9000101@gmx.ch>
To: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Cc: whatwg@whatwg.org
Am 18.05.2012 13:09 schrieb James Graham:
> On 05/18/2012 12:16 PM, Markus Ernst wrote:
>
>> 2. Have there been thoughts on the scriptability of @srcset? While
>> sources can be added to resp. removed from <picture> easily with
>> standard DOM methods, it looks to me like this would require complex
>> string operations for @srcset.
>
> Are there any use cases that benefit from scripting here? I wouldn't be
> surprised if there are, but whoever thinks they will have such use cases
> should state them clearly so that the design takes them into account.

One use case is manipulating content in a contenteditable area, e.g. in 
a Rich text editor. A JS-based online editor such as TinyMCE or KTML may 
want to offer some kind of GUI for alternative sources.

I am not sure whether this is a very important use case, as authors of 
online editors are usually JS experts and capable of writing complex 
string operations, too; but I assume the use case is at least valid.
Received on Friday, 18 May 2012 11:33:31 GMT

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