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Re: CfC: to publish "The picture element" specification as a First Public Working Draft (FPWD)

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2013 07:22:17 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+Vnp+QFf7SwrasUkYchyy2Cm-+XQPkFk9=sXtC4exvHwVw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Cc: Mat Marquis <mat@matmarquis.com>, Fred Andrews <fredandw@live.com>, Yoav Weiss <yoav@yoav.ws>, "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>, "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>
Hi Silvia,

>At this stage I believe browsers only implement the @srcset proposal
partially. Is this correct?

I cannot find any mention of srcset being implemented in any browser. I did
a quick search of the mozilla/chrome/webkit bugzillas and found no bugs
associated with srcset.


On 4 February 2013 04:17, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 8:47 AM, Mat Marquis <mat@matmarquis.com> wrote:
>> Merging the two specifications has been one of the the RICG’s goals for
>> some time now. I’d be very happy to work towards those ends, though I would
>> propose that the scope of the `srcset` attribute be reduced to a set of
>> resolution heuristics as a part of that effort. I want to stress that this
>> does represent the consensus of the Community Group, rather than simply my
>> own opinions on the matter.
> I'm curious to hear from the srcset proponents if they agree with this
> position and would also be willing to contribute to a merged document. It
> would be much easier to add the merged document into HTML than individual
> ones.
> I do know that maintaining parity with the `srcset` as specced by the
>> WHATWG is likely a concern, but I’d be more than happy to discuss merging
>> the extension specifications further if the editor of the `srcset` doc is
>> amenable to the idea. A native solution to the laundry-list of “responsive
>> images” concerns is long overdue, but I’m confident that the end is in
>> sight.
> While I am also concerned about the divergence to the WHATWG spec, my main
> concern is about what is implemented. At this stage I believe browsers only
> implement the @srcset proposal partially. Is this correct?
> Best Regards,
> Silvia.
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