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Re: [css3-images] Indicating it's optional to retrieve a url specified in background-image (or font-face)

From: Andy Davies <dajdavies@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:22:13 +0100
Message-ID: <CABbusAKXfUAmpmq5ah_G8e+AJkRHiZrTVG6S4gGJ5q5Hynoovw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On 9 July 2012 22:55, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> In Images 4 I will define the image-set() function, which lets the
> browser do bandwidth discrimination in a manner basically identical to
> <img srcset>.  This was proposed by Apple a few months ago and
> currently has an experimental implementation in WebKit (I don't think
> it's web-exposed yet).
>
> It seems that this could be addressed by creating a solid-color image
> (with "image(black)" or the like) and giving it a small descriptor,
> like .1x or even 0x.
>
> Alternately, we could allow <color> and give it this behavior, where
> it's used as a fallback if the browser decides it doesn't want to
> download any of the images.
>

Cool, seems a reasonable approach, any thoughts for font-face?

Andy
Received on Wednesday, 11 July 2012 13:22:44 GMT

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