[whatwg] Correcting some misconceptions about Responsive Images
Odin Hørthe Omdal
odinho at opera.com
Wed May 16 00:59:14 PDT 2012
On Wed, 16 May 2012 09:42:46 +0200, Chris Heilmann <codepo8 at gmail.com>
> <img src=data: srcset="foo.jpg 1x, foo2.jpg 2x"
> style="display:none;"><noscript><img src="foo.jpg"></noscript>
> So we praise the terse syntax of it and then offer a NOSCRIPT for
> backwards compatibility? Now that is a real step back in my opinion.
Please, read Tab's full email. No need to willfully mislead people just to
create a flame war like this.
You know as well as we do as that the backwards compat story is:
<img src=foo.jpg srcset="foo.jpg 2x">
the behavior in current browsers. That means, only those who absolutely
want switching to work with browsers not having implemented it, should use
something like this.
In fact, polyfilling other solutions will require the exact same, because
However, you can also polyfill the simple version, but you would get two
requests in some browsers if you do that. So you can optimize what you
want. The only thing we're talking about
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