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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...)


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  Anne van Kesteren
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