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Re: aspect ratio of box

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 08:50:30 +0200
Message-ID: <426358B6.40609@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
>>> The original dimensions are a markup-level concern. You can
>>> already do the above, just use height and width attributes in
>>> HTML.
>> IIRC, the width and height attributes in HTML just set the
>> corresponding height and width values in CSS. They don't say
>> anything about the intrinsic size or aspect ratio.
> *makes note of what to change when porting <img> to the HTML5
> proposal*

Let me note that HTML should probably remain backwards compatible. 
(Although you could add new attributes of course, but what would happen 
when people use incorrect values, etc...)

  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 18 April 2005 06:50:33 UTC

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