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Re: Bug 8404 -- taking it to the lists

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2009 13:30:26 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0270912011130q397e6f0y1b638a0904646cb9@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Axthelm <steveax@pobox.com>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 1:18 PM, Steve Axthelm <steveax@pobox.com> wrote:
> 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
>
> --
> Steve Axthelm
> steveax@pobox.com
>
>

Why on earth would you put valuable text into a figure, when it's more
appropriate for a data table?

Shelley
Received on Tuesday, 1 December 2009 19:31:00 UTC

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