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Re: CSS validation

From: Graham <graham@compassion-in-business.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 06 May 2005 19:29:56 +0100
Message-ID: <427BB7A4.3060201@compassion-in-business.co.uk>
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

Watchfire - as it seems to be called now - flags it as a "Quality" 
warning - Elements missing height and width attributes...

Nick Kew wrote:
> Graham wrote:
>>The HTML code given for valid CSS fails the Bobby check because the
>>height and width attributes are not stated directly but given in a
>>style. Perhaps you and "Bobby" need to get your heads together?
> It seems to me that if Bobby complains about that, then Bobby is
> simply wrong.
> Height and width attributes can be a barrier to accessibility, because
> they trigger a bug in many graphical browsers causing ALT attributes
> not to be rendered when image loading is off.  But I don't see how
> absence of them can ever be an accessibility issue.  How does
> Bobby justify it (if indeed that's what it's complaining of)?
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