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correction (was Re: HTML DTD)

From: Todd Fahrner <fahrner@pobox.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2000 11:58:28 -0700
Message-Id: <v04220801b59510f0f795@[]>
To: Adrien Zamani <azamani@design-matters.com>, www-validator@w3.org
In my last post I wrote that the image input type was invalid in W3C HTML. pdf@bizfon.com corrected me - it is valid (thanks!). But height, width, and border attributes for it are not. I got confused. Apart from the incremental rendering hit that the lack of h/w entails, Netscape 4.x defaults to drawing a border around such inputs, which sort of ruins the slick visuals the typically Photoshop-dependent "Web designer" intends. The DTD I referenced permits all the workarounds required to save your job in this situation and still write "valid", broadly compatible markup.
Todd Fahrner
Web UI Technologist
Received on Friday, 14 July 2000 14:58:40 UTC

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