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Re: Bug 8404 -- taking it to the lists

From: Steve Axthelm <steveax@pobox.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2009 11:18:32 -0800
To: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <r310ps-1058i-FC9F6CAFC0BB400DA07653F7268AA1A2@MBP.local>
On 2009-12-01 Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com> wrote:

>You would use an img element to include your example. My proposal for
>figure allows for the use of the img element.

Why on earth would I turn valuable text into an image?

My larger point is that we cannot possibly imagine all the use 
cases, so we should be permissive unless there is a really good 
reason not to be - and I don't think what you've laid out in 
this bug passes that test.


-Steve

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Steve Axthelm
steveax@pobox.com
Received on Tuesday, 1 December 2009 19:19:13 UTC

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