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

From: Jake Archibald <jaffathecake@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013 17:22:16 +0000
Message-ID: <CAJ5xic-a0p29bpNm+4eg0b=YspW_kP7x68e9V3Cx-X8LJHwFLQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henrik Andersson <henke@henke37.cjb.net>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@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>
+1

I'd prefer type('image/whatever', 'subfeature', 'another-feature') to
keep it distinct from @font-face's format(), which doesn't use mime
types.

The spec would define the sub-features as and when needed.

On 20 February 2013 20:48, Henrik Andersson <henke@henke37.cjb.net> wrote:
> Tab Atkins Jr. skriver:> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 9:54 AM, Henrik
> Andersson <henke@henke37.cjb.net> wrote:
>>> Using mime types makes this a noissue.
>>
>> We've been over this. Other people have explained to you why mimetypes
>> aren't sufficient.  Please stop suggesting this unless you have a
>> resolution to the problems that have been brought up.  (Namely, that
>> mimetypes are insufficiently granular, as a single format may exist in
>> multiple versions with gradually increasing capabilities.)
>>
>> ~TJ
>>
>>
>
> You must have missed this:
>
> Liam R E Quin skriver:> On Tue, 2013-02-19 at 16:16 +0000, Jake
> Archibald wrote:
>>> The proposed system would allow for, eg, format('webp-progressive'),
>>> format('jpeg-smellovision').
>>
>> How about, format('image/jpeg', 'smellovision') ?
>>
>
> Looks solved to me.
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