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Re: New responsive images proposal

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:41:08 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBjF4kYM7k5SRtPtc96eOgW-hwez=gOoYAPCqCqJqJOdA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>
On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 5:15 AM, Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz> wrote:
> On 27.9.2013 11:31, Robin Berjon wrote:
>> As a responsive images proposal, it certainly has a number of
>> interesting properties. It address the use cases well while catering to
>> fallback and without excessively crazy syntax.
> I think that proposal is first which would introduce numbered attributes
> like src1, src2, ..., srcN. I think that we should be very careful
> before opening this can of worms.

Thematically, it's similar to other attributes that come in groups,
like data-*.  But yes, this is somewhat new.  I don't like it much,
but it was required in order to avoid either using elements or having
a single super-complicated syntax.

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