Re: img element height and width

On Sat, 24 Jan 2009 18:10:00 +0100, Shane McCarron <>  

> In working on the schema implementations, I noticed that we removed the  
> height and width attributes from the img element.  In my opinion this is  
> a bad idea - these are valuable hints during incremental rendering, AND  
> most user agents use the information to scale the image retrieved to the  
> size specified.
> I think we should put these attributes back in.  Or provide guidance in  
> the prose for how to work around their absense via CSS.

I prefer the latter (since I prefer there to be just one way of doing it,  
and the CSS way is better);
but I can live with the former.


Received on Wednesday, 28 January 2009 14:43:26 UTC