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Re: moving text on web sites.

From: Russell Gold <russgold@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2000 22:40:13 -0500
Message-Id: <v03110714b65b4e079dc9@[]>
To: "Tidy group" <html-tidy@w3.org>
At 7:52 PM -0500 12/11/00, Eric wrote:
>Hi Dave
>By now I should know, (I have been remind many times) to include
>summary=" "  into tables
>& alt=" " into picture <img>.
>It appears to be on the web a lot of web sites that have text movement after
>you start to read it and the picture begins to loads.
>Is it possible the have a reminder for height=" " width=" " in the <img>
>tag,  included in the future HTML tidy.

Maybe some of this could be controlled by a "fussiness" parameter? Leaving these attributes off results in the image being displayed at its default dimensions, which is usually correct. Specifying the wrong value, OTOH, causes nasty distortions - that may be fine for static sites, but is really a pain for dynamically generated HTML.

Russell Gold                     | "... society is tradition and order
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