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Don’t use picture (most of the time)

Jason Grigsby explains is great clarity the reasons where you would use the different responsive image specification implementations. Of course you could use <picture> but the chances are for most of the implementations you won’t need it.

And in this case, where we ended up is with a specification called ‘picture’ that contains much more than the <picture> element. The picture specification includes srcset and sizes and you can use those attributes without using the<picture> element.

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