Two years after Bruce first suggested the <picture> element as a solution to responsive images we’re still arguing over the best approach. This is not necessarily a bad thing. Sure, we want a solution immediately but it is better to think this particular decision through, in a lot of detail.
In this post Bruce looks at why <picture> didn’t make the grade and gives an overview of the SRC-N approach.
It’s nearly two years since I suggested a <picture> element as a strawman proposal as a way to solve the problem of responsive images, so let’s have a look at how we’re doing.An excerpt from Responsive images – end of year report