Originally Posted by Jellby
Probably, the real problem you are noticing is that whenever there is some scaling, even if it is very slight (and maybe particularly then), you are going to lose quality.
I agree with you.
And a slight lose of quality does not affect heavily an image full of details and colours. Whereas a plot with text and straight lines becomes immediately blurred.
At the moment (as I still have not received the .gif images to try) I am following your method (max-width).
But it's a pity as the combination of scalablility + svg would be a great solution (if browser, readers, ecc... could support it