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Re: img element height and width

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2009 13:11:42 -0600
Message-ID: <497B67EE.6090808@aptest.com>
To: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>
CC: XHTML WG <public-xhtml2@w3.org>

I am sure we could troll the archives, but my gut feeling is that it 
would have been viewed as "presentational" and we were on a 
presentational-markup-purge kick for a while a few years ago.

Tina Holmboe wrote:
> On 24 Jan, Shane McCarron wrote:
>> In working on the schema implementations, I noticed that we removed the 
>> height and width attributes from the img element.  In my opinion this is 
>> a bad idea - these are valuable hints during incremental rendering, AND 
>   Do we know why they were removed? I find them very useful, tho we
>   should point out that using them to scale images is bad practise.

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