[whatwg] The src-N proposal

Ilya Grigorik igrigorik at gmail.com
Sun Nov 10 09:29:55 PST 2013

On Sun, Nov 10, 2013 at 8:59 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com>wrote:

> It's easy to look at something more complex than what you're used to
> and dismiss all the excess as unneeded, but it's really, seriously not
> in this case.  The things I'm addressing are the things that RICG
> research found were common and necessary, no more and no less.

Big +1 to that -- src-N addresses all the RICG use cases in a consistent
and coherent way.. and is the only option that does so. Serving images in
our new multi-device / responsive design world *is* a much harder problem
and the "complexity" of src-N is simply a reflection of that.. Sticking our
heads in the sand and pretending that this is not the case, or punting the
problem down the road (as we've already done for the past few years), is
not a sound strategy.

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