Wondering what the current standings are for the Responsive Images Community Group’s efforts? Look no further.
Bug 870021 Summary: Implement
srcset attribute on
img CLOSED: WONTFIX:
Bug 870022 Implement
src-n attribute on img element:
Mozilla does not support
srcset, has requested that it be dropped from the WHATWG spec, and is willing to explore the
src-n markup patterns.
src-n was proposed by a Google rep:
src-n in the discussion thread:
Unlikely to move on anything unless WebKit does it first:
Client Hints refactor includes
Officially silent. Adam Barth is doing the talking on behalf of WebKit on the WHATWG list—and is not a fan of the
src-n pattern—but he officially represents Blink, not WebKit:
See http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2013-November/041397.html, above.
“Has anyone thought about using CSS?”
Maciej Stachowiak (WebKit) already shut this idea down for the obvious reasons, but hasn’t officially said anything about
src-n (see: “Apple,” above).