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Re: [whatwg] Media queries, viewport dimensions, srcset and picture

From: Andy Davies <dajdavies@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 11:46:53 +0100
Message-ID: <CABbusAJ3O7Q0LeHwk6v_1DOGnTG0vCURY=kXoHynR=A-uggG8Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: WHATWG Mailing List <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Markus Ernst <derernst@gmx.ch>, Mike Gossmann <mike@c572.ca>
On 22 May 2012 10:43, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 10:21 AM, Markus Ernst <derernst@gmx.ch> wrote:
>> I am somehow surprised that there are no reactions to this proposal. To me
>> as a humble author it looks like it would address the main issue of both
>> <picture> and @srcset, as it leaves the MQ to CSS, and thus separates design
>> from content.
>
> 1. It does not address the pixel density use case. 2. A pattern-based
> approach was actually mentioned in Ian Hickson's email when he
> announced the srcset attribute.
>

It doesn't address the "art-direction" use case either -
http://blog.cloudfour.com/a-framework-for-discussing-responsive-images-solutions/

Andy
Received on Tuesday, 22 May 2012 10:47:48 GMT

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