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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 09:41:39 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDUOP4BqAchghabteovp27o_yNSJHUbLFsONx5v7S8tuw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Cc: Jake Archibald <jaffathecake@gmail.com>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, "liam@w3.org" <liam@w3.org>, W3C CSS Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 9:24 AM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 8:06 AM, Jake Archibald <jaffathecake@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On 20 February 2013 04:37, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I think EPS is old-school so shouldn't be included. (PDF is much better)
>> > The fact that it is executable code (Postscript is a programming
>> > language
>> > after all) should be enough to not include it as a supported format.
>>
>> This isn't a list of formats the browser must support, it's a list of
>> formats the browser must indicate their level of support for.
>
> I understand that. I'm saying that EPS should not be on the list because no
> browser will ever support it.

While I'm fine with leaving it off, as was said before, this isn't
useful just for browsers.  Including formats that are useful for
printing or other stuff is useful and zero-cost to other
implementations (they'll just not have it on their list of recognized
formats, so it'll be treated like any other unrecognized format).

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 20 February 2013 17:42:26 GMT

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