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[whatwg] require img dimensions to be correct?

From: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>
Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2007 16:59:25 +0100
Message-ID: <p06240604c22310a6b835@[192.168.0.101]>
At 15:28 -0800 UTC, on 2007-03-17, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:

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> So the main motivation is to avoid "jumpy" rendering, correct?

Correct.

> In principle style sheet downloading is also asynchronous process.
> And CSS can do many things that may cause "jumps".
> So if we will require image to have known dimensions up front
> then this means that CSS has to be loaded before any initial rendering.
>
> I mean that <img width=... height=...> is only one piece of the puzzle.

Fair point.
<http://webrepair.org/02strategy/02certification/01requirements.php#req24>
may need to be reconsidered. (All those requirements are just an initial take
anyway. Feedback is required before it can become a stable document.)

> I think that in most cases will be better if we could package
> complex pages into zip envelopes and deliver them in the whole.

Maybe. But then you'd need sophisticated content-negotiation, or otherwise
you'd force data to be downloaded by UAs that can't or won't handle it. (I
don't mean the zip file itself, but its content.)


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Sander Tekelenburg
The Web Repair Initiative: <http://webrepair.org/>
Received on Sunday, 18 March 2007 08:59:25 UTC

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