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Re: [css4-images] First draft of css4-images, feedback requested

From: Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2012 15:29:25 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.wioafbe94p7avi@localhost.localdomain>
On Tue, 07 Aug 2012 07:57:51 +0200, Sebastian Zartner  
<sebastianzartner@gmail.com> wrote:

> Furthermore providing a resolution for images inside image-set() should  
> be optional to allow using the resolution of the image's metadata.

I don't think this would work out well, for 2 reasons.

1) You want to decide which image to download based on their resolution.  
If you need to download them first, we have a bit of a loop here, which  
will result in wasted bandwidth.

2) A lot of images contain resolution information that is wrong for what  
we want to do with them, or just arbitrary (72dpi?), using while not  
including the resolution would be tempting due to simpler syntax, it would  
do the wrong thing most of the time.
Received on Tuesday, 7 August 2012 13:29:55 UTC

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