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Re: Image width specification in html5

From: Arthur Clifford <art@artspad.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 00:47:36 -0800
Message-Id: <97469973-D5E7-408F-9D30-DEACB1AACB2F@artspad.net>
To: public-html-comments@w3.org
So ... instead of specifying it properly they abandoned it?
If you abandoned everything the browsers didn't handle universally you would have html2

Art

On Nov 21, 2011, at 12:44 AM, Michael[tm] Smith wrote:

> Arthur Clifford <art@artspad.net>, 2011-11-21 00:16 -0800:
> 
>> Anybody know why that particular decision was made? Given how long that
>> has been an industry standard it seems a weird thing to ditch.
> 
> Because processing of percent values was never was specified properly in
> HTML4, and browsers never handled it interoperably (or at all), especially
> for the case where you have both width and height values specified.
> 
> Try doing using width="75%" height = "75%" and compare the rendering in
> several different browsers.
> 
>  --Mike
> 
> -- 
> Michael[tm] Smith
> http://people.w3.org/mike/+
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