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Re: Not all deprecated IMG attributes caught by validator

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2003 18:29:43 -0400 (EDT)
To: Andrew Roazen <Andrew.Roazen@NAU.EDU>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0310131827220.22741-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Mon, 13 Oct 2003, Andrew Roazen wrote:

> For XHTML 1.0/Transitional typed documents, I couldn't help noticing that 
> the validator catches deprecated IMG attributes such as BORDER, WIDTH and 
> HEIGHT, unless the IMG tag also contains ALT="".
> Why is this?

You're mistaken.  The "width" and "height" attributes of "img" aren't
deprecated.  Also, XHTML 1.0 Transitional allows deprecated attributes, so
those wouldn't be flagged as errors.

Liam Quinn
Received on Monday, 13 October 2003 18:29:27 UTC

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