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Re: A notional proposal for a responsive images syntax

From: Nicolas Gallagher <nicolas@nicolasgallagher.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 23:10:16 +0100
Message-ID: <CADeTkN0PAEv9cD9TiFKHpC7aGpw6Q8uTB=P5c6a_CNo1EV5ZsA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Gasston <pgasston@gmail.com>
Cc: public-respimg@w3.org
AFAIK, this type of approach was already proposed on the mailing list last
year http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011May/0386.html.

On 22 June 2012 16:42, Peter Gasston <pgasston@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm aware that I'm late to this, but hopefully not too late. After reading
> Matt Wilcox's brilliant summary of the state of responsive images, I was
> moved to think of my own. It owes very large debts to many of the existing
> proposals, but hopefully addresses some of the known drawbacks.
>
> My full proposal is here:
> http://www..broken-links.com/2012/06/14/a-notional-proposal-responsive-images-syntax/<http://www.broken-links.com/2012/06/14/a-notional-proposal-responsive-images-syntax/>
>
> In a nutshell, it works somewhat in the same manner as image maps, using
> associated attributes. It can be used very simply as a like-for-like
> replacement, but also expanded with user-defined variables. It's also
> backwards compatible.
>
> I've asked people to critique it and haven't encountered any major
> criticisms so far, so am submitting it here for your review.
>
> Even if this isn't viable, I hope it contributes to the debate.
>
> Peter
>
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