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Re: img issue: should we restrict the URI

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 14:41:30 +0200
To: "Christian Schmidt" <w3.org@chsc.dk>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ue3uvgmyidj3kv@zcorpandell.linkoping.osa>

On Wed, 30 Jul 2008 13:30:20 +0200, Christian Schmidt <w3.org@chsc.dk>  
wrote:

> Jeff Schiller wrote:
>> My belief is that we should not restrict the URI or specify the format.
>
> It may be an idea to disallow the URL consisting of the empty string,  
> i.e. <img src="">.
>
> The empty string is considered a relative reference to the page itself,

No, to the base URL. Consider that you want to use the same image several  
times on a page, you could use a <base href="image"> and several <img  
src="">.

-- 
Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Wednesday, 30 July 2008 12:43:15 UTC

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