[whatwg] responsive images srcalt proposal
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Thu Nov 21 10:55:39 PST 2013
On Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 3:42 AM, pghj wrote:
> I'm resending this (slightly updated) message because the first didn't
> appear to get delivered.
Both of your emails came through (:
> * Art-direction & matching media features/types should not be part of a
> responsive image solution.
> * The benefits of a preload-scanner are overrated when it comes to images
> from <img> elements.
> * There is a more elegant solution than srcset, src-N and picture
I came into the discussion a year ago with similar ideas, but have since come around to thinking that there *must* be a way to do this that works with the preloader, rather than around it.
Here are a couple of the articles that convinced me:
As you point out, any solution that works with the preloader needs to provide it with some (probably duplicate) in-markup styling information for it to pick a source, which is messy, harder to maintain, and which feels, I dunno, sorta icky.
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