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Re: [css3-images] image() function and file formats

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 17:15:15 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTimjawb749wGeC+6v+DWocTqOt5vTG6u2x9pizvt@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 3:29 PM, Sylvain Galineau
<sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
> You already asked the question and agreed to update the draft last month: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Dec/0421.html
> So this feels a bit like a European referendum ('We shall keep asking until
> you say Yes') :)

Haha, I completely forgot that I asked it already.  Good thing I
decided the same thing this time!


> I think it's fine to allow authors to explicitly tag images as being of a certain
> format so the browser can fall back, just as is done in CSS3 Fonts with the format
> hint. Explicitly being the key word.
>
> (And, by the way, if this should work for images, why should we keep the format hint
> and not use the font files extensions as well ?)

Agreed that we should be consistent here.  I've already dropped that
paragraph; I'll think on if I want to expose the format at all.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 19 January 2011 01:16:08 GMT

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