[whatwg] <img srcset> for responsive bitmapped content images

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Thu May 10 13:15:48 PDT 2012

On May 10, 2012, at 6:24 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:

> That all said, I don't like the "2x" notation.  It's declaring "this
> image's resolution is twice that of a normal image".  This has two
> problems.  For one, we already have a unit that means that - the dppx
> unit.  Using "2dppx" is identical to the meaning of "2x".  Since
> image-set() is newer than the dppx unit, we should change it to use
> <resolution> instead.

"dppx" has the downside that not even CSS Working Group members can consistently spell it correctly.


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