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[whatwg] borders on images inside links

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2010 01:56:26 -0800
Message-ID: <39941621-F7FE-461B-8763-20D8BF5079DC@apple.com>

On Mar 2, 2010, at 1:41 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> 2) I do not believe the proposed rule is a good default for either  
> documents or applications. It looks ugly. I randomly checked 10 of  
> the sites I browse most often and I could not find a single one that  
> explicitly added this rule for the browsers that don't have it.  
> What's more, I could not find a single one that retained it for  
> images. This rule is just a vestigial artifact that Web developers  
> have to work around.

I partially take it back, news.google.com and images.google.com  
deliberately add blue borders to image links. However they do not use  
a default border (it's 1px instead of 2px for one thing).

  - Maciej
Received on Tuesday, 2 March 2010 01:56:26 UTC

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