[whatwg] <imgset> responsive imgs proposition (Re: The src-N proposal)

Adam Barth w3c at adambarth.com
Tue Nov 12 00:11:16 PST 2013

On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 12:08 AM, Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela at cs.tut.fi> wrote:
> 2013-11-12 9:58, Adam Barth wrote:
>> Unfortunately, we can't add new tags to head.  If the parser sees a
>> tag it doesn't recognize in the head, it creates a fake body tag and
>> pushes the tag down into the body.
> But you could use <style type=text/foobar>...</style>, with a suitable value
> for foobar, like x-imgset. This could even be handled with a polyfill in old
> browsers (JavaScript code that reads such elements and interprets their
> content).

Maybe there's a CSS solution to this problem?  Do we just need to make
the preload scanner smarter about interpreting CSS?


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