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Re: [whatwg] Responsive images using http headers

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 09:52:39 -0400
Message-ID: <4FE9BEA7.5050408@mit.edu>
To: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On 6/26/12 4:41 AM, Oscar Otero wrote:
> I understand the problem. Sending only the window dimmensions, screen
> resolution and other useful information available in media-queries can be
> enought. For example:
>
> Viewport: width=1024px; height=768px; scale=1;
>
> Or even connection information:
>
> Connection: type=2G;

I think those have been proposed before.  Worth looking into why those 
proposals didn't get traction.

Note, by the way, that in the case of subframes the viewport dimensions 
are _also_ not available when image loads kick off.

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 13:53:18 UTC

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