[whatwg] Throwing in my support for <picture> into the mix
paul at pmcnetworks.co.uk
Wed May 16 02:28:41 PDT 2012
I have joined this list after reading @wilto's a list apart article (http://www.alistapart.com/articles/responsive-images-and-web-standards-at-the-turning-point/) and realised it was about time I stopped sitting on the sideline and get involved in the debate.
I have searched the archives as best as I can over the last hour or so, so forgive me if this is regurgitated.
Second, I'll add my support for the proposed <picture> + <source> tag version, as a much more readable implementation, and also shows similarity with the <video> tag already in use, so it should be easier to pick up.
Finally, wouldn't it be more productive in the long run to define a "template" if you will for situations where alternate versions of the same "element" are required. Obviously, we already have <video> + <source>, perhaps before long <picture> + <source>, and I am sure there are others.
(What was the reason for ditching the <object> + <param> tags again? because we just seem to be re-implementing them with different names!)
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