[whatwg] Built-in image sprite support in HTML5

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 04:57:06 PST 2011

On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 5:14 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 10:09 AM, David Weitzman <dweitzman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Reviving an old question here: is there anything in current or
>> upcoming web specs that should give me hope that I will eventually see
>> a day when sprites are either unnecessary at a protocol level or
>> easily supported in <img> tags?
> The thread you're continuing answered that question.  The Media
> Fragments spec allows one to address a piece of a sprite sheet as an
> image (for use in <img> and the like) when it is supported.

David: you might want to lobby the browsers through bug reports to
start implementing support for it. :-)


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