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Re: [css4-images] Add format() hints to image()

From: Henrik Andersson <henke@henke37.cjb.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:42:25 +0100
Message-ID: <51239D61.6040901@henke37.cjb.net>
To: Yoav Weiss <yoav@yoav.ws>
CC: Jake Archibald <jaffathecake@gmail.com>, liam@w3.org, robert@ocallahan.org, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, W3C CSS Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>
If only there were a standardized way of indicating the media type of a
file...

Like say, a centralized register where people could apply for their
names. Preferably run by some standards body.

Or to be blunt: Lets use mime types.

Yoav Weiss skriver:
> A common abbreviation for "jpeg2000" is "j2k".
> Otherwise, you left out "apng" (again :) ) from the list.
> 
> Regarding format variants (such as JPEG with arithmetic coding,
> currently not supported by any browser, can provide files that are 10%
> smaller on average), will there be some convention for their naming?
> Will each variant added require a spec change?
> 
> We should aim to prevent a situation where browsers add their own,
> conflicting names for the same format variant. Will we need vendor
> prefixes for that?
> 
> 
Received on Wednesday, 20 February 2013 14:02:00 GMT

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