[whatwg] So if media-queries aren't for determining the media to be used what are they for?

Anne van Kesteren annevk at annevk.nl
Tue May 15 15:01:37 PDT 2012

On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 11:56 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:
> Importantly, I think I'd like to be able to use either min or max, but
> @srcset's microsyntax only talks about min sizes. (I got it wrong in
> my previous email.)

Well, it's not a media query. It *describes* the size of the image. A
media query *evaluates* device capabilities. They are completely
different and allow for different resource selection algorithms.

Anne — Opera Software

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