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Re: external links to images in html 4.01 zip

From: Tibor Mesdup <slimharpo99@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2001 10:55:41 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20010207185541.16512.qmail@web615.mail.yahoo.com>
To: site-comments@w3.org
I'm not sure if my first mail was clear. Hopefully
this will make more sense.

In the html 4.0 spec zip file, downloadable from
http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-html40-19980424/html40.zip
, cover.html contains the following image:

<img src="images/w3c_home.gif" (etc....)

This is good. Having downloaded the files, I can
browse them without being connected to the internet.
It's nice and fast.

In the html 4.01 spec zip file, downloadable from
http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/html40.zip, the same
image is sourced as:

<img height="48" width="72" alt="W3C" src= 
"http://www.w3.org/Icons/w3c_home" (etc....)

The image is still included in the .zip file, still at
images/w3c_home.gif . Now my browser wants to go out
on the internet to get it, though. This is slow, and
sometimes impossible.



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Received on Wednesday, 7 February 2001 13:55:42 GMT

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