Re: LONGDESC: some current problems and a proposed solution added to the wiki

Robert Burns wrote:
> I've seen a several dismissive remarks on adding a <picture> element in 
> the HTML5 discussions. However, the need for a new embedded element with 
> fallback content for still images is far more important than adding 
> <video> and <audio>.

That's because fixing the existing <object> element, which at least 
already works in some UAs, provides a much better solution than 
introducing a new element that doesn't work in any UA.

<object data="image">fallback</object> is equivalent to the <picture> idea.

Lachlan Hunt

Received on Saturday, 30 June 2007 12:56:28 UTC