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Re: Sprites (was: Background position)

From: Jorrit Vermeiren <mercator+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 01:00:49 +0200
Message-ID: <bd6e15d00906021600y462da2c1m34815125b163c50@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 14:08, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org> wrote:
> W3C has a Media Fragments WG, maybe that's a better place to discuss
> sprites. CSS doesn't seem the right place to define how to refer to
> fragments of external resources. E.g., if sub-images are useful in CSS,
> then how about in SMIL, SVG, or HTML? For example:

Hmmm, true.

>    <img src="foo.png#xywh=12,20,10,10" alt=...>
>
> (This syntax is one of the proposals under discussion. See
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-media-frags-reqs-20090430/#naming-space
> for details.)
>
> The mailing list of the Media Fragments WG is
> <public-media-fragment@w3.org>

I wasn't aware of that WG. Thank you. I have subscribed to the mailing
list and looked through that document. That changes things around
quite a bit. I'll have to think about this again when I'm a bit more
awake.

Jorrit
Received on Tuesday, 2 June 2009 23:01:21 GMT

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