[webkit-dev] The SrcN responsive images proposal

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Wed Oct 23 13:22:47 PDT 2013

On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 10:07 AM, Antti Koivisto <koivisto at iki.fi> wrote:
> > Ignoring other aspects of this, the idea of making attribute name an
> > enumeration is somewhat distasteful. It will require ugly special
> parsing.
> > The platform has plenty of attribute values that are lists already.
> The parsing aspect isn't particularly new - parsing data-* attributes
> presents the same problem.  You just need to filter the list of
> attributes on the element to look for things with a src- prefix.  I've
> heard direct feedback from Yoav, implementing in Blink, that it's not
> a big problem.

Just because it was not a big problem in one engine, it doesn't mean it
won't be in other engines.
If we're supporting src-N attributes in WebKit, I'd like to see N to have a
small upper bound; e.g. 10.
so that we can enumerate all parsed attributes statically at the
compilation time.

- R. Niwa
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