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

Odin Hørthe Omdal odinho at opera.com
Wed May 16 02:51:22 PDT 2012

On Wed, 16 May 2012 11:22:07 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de>  

> Inventing a new microsyntax is tricky.
>  - "comma separated" implies you'll need to escape a comma when it  
> appears in a URI; this may be a problem when the URI scheme assigns a  
> special meaning to the comma (so it doesn't affect HTTP but still...)


Edward did not write it all as a spec, though, so cases like that might be  
a bit detailed for a first proposal. Hixies extension of srcset does  
however have some spec text, and that does in fact handle your first case:


>  - separating URIs from parameters with whitespace implies that the URIs  
> are valid (in that they do not contain whitespace themselves); I  
> personally have no problem with that, but it should be kept in mind

Me neither. I'm no big fan of non-valid URIs. :-)

Odin Hørthe Omdal (Velmont/odinho) · Core, Opera Software, http://opera.com

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