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Re: handling fallback content for still images

From: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2007 10:01:14 +0200
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To: public-html@w3.org

At 10:02 +0300 UTC, on 2007-07-03, Henri Sivonen wrote:

[... <video>, <audio>, and <canvas>]

> FWIW, <picture> is significantly different because:
>   1) Still images already work *natively* in browsers and WYSIWYGish
> editors using <img> since way back when.

That depends on your definition of "work". If you consider the alt and
longdesc attributes, images still don't really work. Not for authoring and
not in UAs (and thus not for users).

Sander Tekelenburg
The Web Repair Initiative: <http://webrepair.org/>
Received on Tuesday, 3 July 2007 08:03:51 UTC

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