Re: Proposal for SIZE attribute

Michael Seaton (Michael.Seaton@inforamp.net)
Wed, 10 Jan 1996 01:38:37 +0000


Message-Id: <199601100631.BAA22742@malone.inforamp.net>
From: "Michael Seaton" <Michael.Seaton@inforamp.net>
To: www-html@w3.org
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 1996 01:38:37 +0000
Subject: Re: Proposal for SIZE attribute

> Ian Burrell wrote:
> -> 
> -> I was thinking recently that a SIZE attribute that indicated the
> -> physical size in bytes of an included object would be a useful
> -> addition to HTML.
> -> 
> -> It would be an optional attribute for tags that include other data
> -> objects, specifically <img src=> and the new <insert>.  The value
> -> could be a number of bytes, kilobytes, or megabytes.  The units would
> -> be indicated by a unit suffix (i.e. size="102k", or size="24M").  Some
> -> alternative names are LENGTH, BYTES, or OCTETS.
> -> 
> -> [reasons deleted]
> -> 
> 
> This sounds like an excellent idea to me.

Seconded.

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Michael Seaton(mseaton@inforamp.net)