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RE: Are IMG height/width deprecated? Why not?

From: dreamwvr <dreamwvr@dreamwvr.com>
Date: Thu, 21 May 1998 01:06:58 -0600
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19980521010658.00a193a0@dreamwvr.com>
To: <kg9ae@geocities.com>, <www-html@w3.org>
Like i mentioned yesturday or was it the dya b4:'( Anyways a 
<DIMENSION>
or 
DIMENSION=
tag or variable would be just what the doctor ordered and could solve 
some of the problems describing 3d images and such... as well we could 
add some unique identifiers:')

						Regards,
							dreamwvr@dreamwvr.com
At 11:57 PM 5/20/98 -0500, David Norris wrote:
>You know, I was thinking about that yesterday.  Some way of describing the
>dimensions would be more appropriate than simply height and width.  You
>would need more dimensions than just two for something as generic as an
>object.  An object could be anything and could easily occupy many different
>dimensions.  Height, width, depth, time, etc...  A stereoscopic photograph
>occupies all of these dimensions, probably more if you analyzed it well.  I
>don't think that these dimensions should override or modify the object's
>appearance in any way; just describe the 'physical' properties for those who
>cannot see, hear, touch, or comprehend them.  Obviously, style sheets should
>modify the rendering of the object.
>
>,David Norris
>
Received on Thursday, 21 May 1998 03:03:57 GMT

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