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There is nothing stopping you from setting the src tag. But you are just adding another request. Our base service works perfectly with src set and picturefill. This library is for cases where a different result is desired.



Why isn't there an img-tag in the default example? Why are you promoting bad practice by not having images in img-tags? You solved one problem but created a much bigger problem. Bots, screen readers and non-javascript client should see an image, not a div with some attributes.


They're welcome to target whichever type of users they want to - it's 2014, most average internet users have javascript enabled. Besides, you can add a title/aria-* attribute for bots and screenreaders (perhaps not semantically correct but gets the job done).


Yes it is 2014 and we should be able to follow simple standards that has been around for quite some time.




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