[whatwg] Resolutions meta tag proposal
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 10 14:56:13 PDT 2010
On Fri, 2 Jul 2010, Aral Balkan wrote:
> I just submitted a proposal for a new meta tag to flag that
> high-resolution images are available and should be loaded in place of
> low-resolution ones for users with high-PPI displays (like the new
> iPhone 4's Retina display).
> Please see:
> (Currently, although you can use the min-device-pixel-ratio CSS Media
> Query to achieve this for background images, no such mechanism exists
> for images displayed via the <img> tag short of setting a flag in CSS
Personally I think it's easier just to always send the high-res version,
but if that isn't satisfactory I recommend following the process described
in the wiki to get browsers to implement your proposal, as Anne said:
On Tue, 6 Jul 2010, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
There were a lot of other suggestions listed in this thread; they are all
candidates for going through this process. At this point, though, I don't
think the solutions to this problem are mature enough to warrant
standardisation. We need implementation experience first.
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