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Re: [whatwg] <imgset> responsive imgs proposition (Re: The src-N proposal)

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 00:11:16 -0800
Message-ID: <CAJE5ia92z8a7_X+-ZT5kFfq8SvKMb=CaaEQCsqoP8m4bMtsCKw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>
On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 12:08 AM, Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi> wrote:
> 2013-11-12 9:58, Adam Barth wrote:
>> Unfortunately, we can't add new tags to head.  If the parser sees a
>> tag it doesn't recognize in the head, it creates a fake body tag and
>> pushes the tag down into the body.
>
> But you could use <style type=text/foobar>...</style>, with a suitable value
> for foobar, like x-imgset. This could even be handled with a polyfill in old
> browsers (JavaScript code that reads such elements and interprets their
> content).

Maybe there's a CSS solution to this problem?  Do we just need to make
the preload scanner smarter about interpreting CSS?

Adam
Received on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 08:12:14 UTC

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