Re: handling fallback content for still images

lol, that's weird, but yep... it would work. Bit boring when you press
"Play" though.
I've added CSS image replacement techniques to the wiki,

On 7/6/07, Robert Burns <> wrote:
> On Jul 5, 2007, at 10:20 AM, Jon Barnett wrote:
> > I'm adding one more possible solution to the wiki: the CSS3
> > "content" property.
> >
> > While it is outside the scope of HTML, HTML 5 could recommend it
> > for an image with rich fallback content if it can be considered a
> > viable solution.
> >
> > Another "con" I failed to verbalize is that it ties the URL of the
> > image - which is often considered part of "content" - to CSS, which
> > is "presentation".  Using the "style" attribute to specify it helps
> > with this.
> >
> > Feel free to edit its pros and cons.
> I too have another suggestion (one that I think authors might use
> whether we want the to or not; especially if we don't provide a
> decent alternative). Authors can simply use the element <video
> src='mystillimage'>,fallback</video>. This will allow them to provide
> semantically rich or media rich fallback for their still images
> without having to resort to @longdesc. After all, what is a still
> image, but a video with only one frame. I'll add that to the wiki too
> Take care,
> Rob

Received on Thursday, 5 July 2007 15:40:40 UTC