Re: Deprecation in HTML 4.0

Chapman, Hass (
Fri, 11 Jul 1997 08:16 +0200

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Date: Fri, 11 Jul 1997 08:16 +0200
From: (Chapman, Hass)
Subject: RE: Deprecation in HTML 4.0

>From: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" (reply to:=20
>This sounds like very good reasoning to me, but I get the impression that
>some elements are not being deprecated because they are ``popular''.
>(e.g. IMG, B, I, TT, <A NAME=3D"foo">)  This seems like a very silly reason
>not to deprecate elements (or attributes).  The specs wouldn't force
>authors not to use theses elements.  It is a suggestion.  I think most
>people here would agree that the above list of elements (and attributes)
>shouldn't be used in pure HTML 4.0. (HTML 4.0 strict?)

Why shouldn't IMG be used?

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