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Re: fear of "invisible metadata"

From: gonchuki <gonchuki@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 10:13:35 -0300
Message-ID: <8320a9390706250613y4b94a372o86c9cf6b4d4139fa@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org

On 6/25/07, Simon Pieters <zcorpan@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> If you want to replace <img> with something that accepts fallback content,
> then <object> is what you're looking for. It already works in several
> browsers.
>

isn't it also how it's supposed to be done in XHTML2?
anyways, I personally prefer keeping the <img> tag around instead of
having a universal <object> tag needing extra attributes to describe
its contents. (my best guess is that the <video> and <audio> tags were
created to solve this problem, let's not go backwards on the issue)
Received on Monday, 25 June 2007 15:32:56 UTC

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