Re: IMG tag doesn't seem to support relative HEI & WID values as standard

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Tue, 9 Sep 1997 18:01:05 -0700


Message-Id: <v03102805b03ba05d20e6@[205.149.180.135]>
In-Reply-To: <2077.7191T1244T896@bigfoot.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 1997 18:01:05 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: IMG tag doesn't seem to support relative HEI & WID values    as   standard

At 8:44p +0000 09/09/97, David Marsh wrote:
 >
 > If there is a genuine need for images to be scaled to match the text and
 > window size, then it would seem to me that the only solution would be for
 > authors to use vector graphics

This is true, so percentages should go with APPLET and OBJECT for plug-ins.

 > (which essentially implies PostScript?),

Nope, there is:

   * Macromedia Flash (n=E9e FutureSplash)

and very soon there will be:

   * QuickTime 3.0 vector graphics

Neither of these uses PostScript, although both require plug-ins.

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