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A crude polyfill for proposed behavior of the picture element, which does not yet exist, but should. :)

  • Author: Scott Jehl (c) 2012

  • License: MIT/GPLv2

  • Notes: For active discussion of the picture element, see While this code does work, it is intended to be used only for example purposes until either:

    A) A W3C Candidate Recommendation for is released

    B) A major browser implements

Demo URL:

Note: The demo only polyfills picture support for browsers that support CSS3 media queries, but it includes the matchMedia polyfill for media-query-supporting browsers that don't have matchMedia.