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Re: IMG SRC=0

From: Gregory Marr <gregm@wpi.edu>
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 1996 12:12:46 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <199607021612.MAA02671@res.WPI.EDU>
To: www-style@w3.org
Gayle Kidder wrote:
> I might suggest, though, that SPACER could have been dealt with in the
> IMG tag, using SOURCE="0" and specifying width and height for this
> "ghost image," which is all anyone does with one-dot transparent gifs.
> Is there a reason this couldn't be done?

Probably because the browser would try to get the image 0, and being
unable to find it, display a "broken" image.  This also won't help
text-mode browsers.  (Not that I'm saying that SPACER IS the way to do
it, just that IMG ISN'T.)

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