[whatwg] The src-N proposal

Markus Ernst derernst at gmx.ch
Tue Nov 19 11:58:40 PST 2013

Am 19.11.2013 12:13 schrieb Markus Ernst:
> Am 19.11.2013 08:49 schrieb Yoav Weiss:
>> If you'd like to further discuss that concern, can you please open up
>> a new
>> thread? This one discusses solutions to the responsive images problem
>> use-cases (e.g. src-N, picture, srcset, etc)
> My personal conclusion of this part of the thread is: The (negative)
> bandwidth effect caused by the verbosity of the respImg syntax is
> minimal compared to the (positive) bandwith effect achieved by the
> actual use of respImgs. Thus, the final solution should be most
> understandable and easily applicable by average authors (as I am),
> because otherwise authors will either hesitate to use it, or (even
> worse) use it incorrectly.
> This would IMHO speak against both srcset and src-N approaches, and be
> in favor of some <picture>-like approach (again), because it is
> human-understandable and DOM-ready HTML.
> I am sorry I am not capable of fully understanding all related threads,
> but as far as I can get it, all technical issues of this approach seem
> to have been stated to be solveable so far.

May I humbly point back to

I can't recall the reasons why Florian's proposal of combining <picture> 
and @srcset fell out of the discussion. To me it still looks like the 
most useable draft so far.

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