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Re: handling fallback content for still images

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2007 05:21:27 +0000 (UTC)
To: Robert Burns <rob@robburns.com>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0707030513140.32200@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 3 Jul 2007, Robert Burns wrote:
> On Jul 2, 2007, at 11:36 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > (In any case, for <video>, <audio>, and <canvas>, I don't think that
> > separating these features from <object> makes things harder for authors.
> > If anything, I'd say it makes them simpler.)
> Would you say the same thing for <picture> ? Especially considering that 
> using <object> for a still image requires significant extra work for 
> something that shouldn't be that complicated and is done frequently.

I haven't looked at the <picture> proposal. In due course I'll look at the 
wiki page for the problem that <picture> is intended to address, and will 
look at it and all the other proposals for how to address that problem at 
that time.

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