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responsive attribute for HTML/CSS3
<!-- backwards compatible solution -->
<!-- the browser should read media-query and then download the right file for the actual screen size -->
<img media-xs="(min-width:640px)" media-xs-src="http://cdn.url.com/img/myimage_xs.jpg" media-m="(max-width:1024px)" media-m-src="http://cdn.url.com/img/myimage_m.jpg" media-xl="(min-width:1025px)" media-xl-src="http://cdn.url.com/img/myimage_xsl.jpg" src="http://cdn.url.com/img/myimage_xs.jpg" />
<img media-xs="(max-width:640px)"
media-xs-src="http://cdn.url.com/img/myimage_xs.jpg"
media-m="(max-width:1024px)"
media-m-src="http://cdn.url.com/img/myimage_m.jpg"
media-xl="(min-width:1025px)"
media-xl-src="http://cdn.url.com/img/myimage_xsl.jpg"
src="http://cdn.url.com/img/myimage_xs.jpg" />
@fhemberger

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commented Aug 21, 2011

Nice idea, I guess you should use "url:()" instead of "use:()" to make it resemble css rules more (like used in 'background-image')

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commented Aug 21, 2011

hm… I'm not sure. Yes, :url() would be more common but it couldn't be clear enough what's menat here. use came into my mind as it's similar to some css3 selectors. But maybe there are more thoughts on it?

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commented Aug 21, 2011

changed code to a better and backwards compatible solution.

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