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Re: [whatwg] A mask="" advisory flag for <link rel=icon>

From: Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@chromium.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:07:14 -0700
Message-ID: <CAO9Q3iKpCBc++EHmoaF_48aYHn7Ge7DJekByjeDROcD00aq+sg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>
Cc: WHAT Working Group <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 1:51 PM, Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com> wrote:

> Hi Elliott,
>
> You wrote:
>
> > I'm fine with either interpretation, mask-icon or "icon mask" like
> > "alternate stylesheet". I don't think adding a mask attribute to the
> > HTMLLinkElement for this makes sense.
>
> Could you elaborate? It's not clear to me why <link rel=icon mask>
> wouldn't make sense, but <link rel=icon sizes> does. They are both
> useful advisory hints that help UAs avoid redundant resource loads.
>

Do you plan to add the mask attribute to <img>, <picture> and CSS?

sizes is a generic feature that's available for all image resources.

- E
Received on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 21:08:22 UTC

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