[whatwg] <picture> redux

Timothy Hatcher timothy at apple.com
Wed Nov 20 10:57:12 PST 2013

> On Nov 20, 2013, at 10:42 AM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 10:31 AM, Timothy Hatcher <timothy at apple.com> wrote:
>> It does look good to me, though I can't evaluate it from an implementation perspective. I'll defer to others on that.
>> Requiring the <img> also also forces backwards comparability for clients that don't support <picture>. (As long as the author gives it a fallback src attribute.)
>> One part isn't clear to me yet: what <source> attribute is used for DPR multipliers? Allowing both multipliers and intrinsic widths would be ideal and flexible.
> <source src> will contain a list of either url/density or url/size pairs.
> ~TJ

Can it be srcset so <img srcset> is also usable for simple cases? (Yes respec srcset or anything not named src.)

— Timothy Hatcher

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