Re: a bad idea (fwd)

Walter Ian Kaye (boo@best.com)
Sat, 13 Jul 1996 01:01:33 -0700


Message-Id: <v03007809ae0d06534e3a@[205.149.180.135]>
In-Reply-To: <199607130222.TAA27433@server.livingston.com>
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 1996 01:01:33 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <boo@best.com>
Subject: Re: a bad idea (fwd)

At 7:22p -0700 07/12/96, MegaZone wrote:
>Once upon a time Marc Salomon shaped the electrons to say...
>>|<IMG SRC="x" SRC="y" SRC="n-1" "SRC="n" PICK=RANDOM>
>>
>>SGML won't allow multiple occurances of an attribute in an element.  Sorry.
>
>Yeah, that's too bad...
>
>How about:
><IMG SRC="x" PICKLIST="y,n-1,n" PICK=RANDOM>


How about...

<HEAD>
<META NAME="altgifs" CONTENT="http://foo.com/b.gif http://foo.com/c.gif">
</HEAD>

<IMG SRC="http://foo.com/a.gif" PICKLIST="altgifs" PICK=RANDOM>

Predefine the lists in the <head>, and reference from the body.

Would this break any SGML rules?

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