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RE: Adaptive images

From: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2011 18:34:58 -0700
To: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>, Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
CC: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D23D6B9E57D654429A9AB6918CACEAA98064C20D26@NAMBX02.corp.adobe.com>
That assumes a server and connection - but there are HTML5 UAs that will be working on local content (EPUB3, email, etc.) where all content is local and you need a mechanism that does NOT require a server on the other side.


-----Original Message-----
From: public-html-request@w3.org [mailto:public-html-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Karl Dubost
Sent: Monday, May 30, 2011 4:30 PM
To: Leif Halvard Silli
Cc: Dominique Hazael-Massieux; public-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Adaptive images

Le 30 mai 2011 à 18:03, Leif Halvard Silli a écrit :
> If browsers developed better support for CSS generatd and replaced 
> content, then why could not media queries be used? For example:
> @media (min-width:500px) {img#image{content:url(highrez.jpeg)}}

hmm. It doesn't feel right to me. Not sure how exactly why. 

Basically my *ideal* (utopian?) scenario would be

<img src="foo/the-image"/>

And then through content-negotiation the best image is chosen depending on 

* screen size
* bandwidth
* etc.

Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/

Developer Relations & Tools, Opera Software

Received on Tuesday, 31 May 2011 01:35:41 UTC

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