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Re: [XHTML 2] Embedding Attributes Examples

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Sun, 29 May 2005 13:36:49 +1000
Message-ID: <429938D1.7080000@lachy.id.au>
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org, xhtml2-issues@hades.mn.aptest.com

Jim Ley wrote:
> Dear HTML Working Group,
> The Example
> <table src="temperature-graph.png" srctype="image/png">
> ...
> </table>
> Is poorly chosen, as it cannot be styled in a way appropriate to both a 
> raster PNG and a table,

Such issues are the domain of the stylesheet language.  The only reason 
that example cannot be styled differently now is because CSS does not 
yet provide a mechanism to select replaced elements.

> please change the example to something more appropriate:

I see no reason to change this semantically correct example with another 
based on purely presentational reasons.

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