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[whatwg] image element

From: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 15:28:09 +0100
Message-ID: <20080730142809.GB13677@stripey.com>
Nicholas Shanks writes:

> On 30 Jul 2008, at 4:49 am, Ian Hickson wrote:
>
> > I don't see how this is a benefit over <img>.
>
> In order of importance to me:
>
> 1. It's spelt correctly.
> 3. It's spelt correctly.

Having both <img> and <image> elements in HTML doing different things
would be confusing.  Many people currently pronounce "img" as "image",
so it would be very hard to distinguish between these elements when
talking about images.

Smylers
Received on Wednesday, 30 July 2008 07:28:09 UTC

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