[whatwg] The <pic> element

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Fri Jun 1 12:01:47 PDT 2012

On 2012-06-01 20:24, Kornel Lesiński wrote:
> ...
>>> If there are commas or backslashes in the URL they must be escaped with `\`.
>> This is another problem why I would separate the diff. srces.
>> Escaping an URL is not something that should be necessary in HTML I think.
> I agree, it's ugly, but otherwise you get ambiguous syntax for entries without descriptor or media query.
> I thought about specifying some magic, like ignoring trailing comma in URL, but all such magical solutions have surprising edge cases. Explicit escaping is at least easy to comprehend.
> ...

An alternative is to pick different delimiters. See, for instance, 

Best regards, Julian

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