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Re: img issue: should we restrict the URI

From: Dr. Olaf Hoffmann <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 13:02:49 +0100
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <200801251302.49222.Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>

j.j. wrote:
> "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de> hodd gsachd:
> > Therefore the best approach would be to replace img by
> > image
> This isn't possible. All mayor web browsers implemented <image> the
> same way as <img> since ages. Therefore <picture> or similar was
> proposed on this list. Search the archive.
> j.j.

It was never specified in html, but for example in SVG, therefore it
cannot be a problem to specify it now in a more useful way in (X)HTML.
If used before for whatever reason, obviously this was never
a relyable use, just an error or nonsense without using another
namespace ...
An I think it is a waste of time to care about any maybe existing
nonsense around, assuming that anyone really believes, that there
is a defined display for any nonsense ;o)
Received on Friday, 25 January 2008 12:07:07 UTC

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