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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: xdoc to xhtml2 transition
Date Mon, 26 Sep 2005 23:13:30 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Tim Williams wrote:

...

>> o) "img" in xhtml2.  I see there is one, but I can't figure out where
>> it's allowed.  If someone knows, please let me know.
> 
> 
> I always assumed it was allowed anywhere, but I've never checked. 
> Remember David has committed XHTML2 validation code to our SVN Head, you 
> could use that to check things.

"The img element is a holder for embedding attributes such as src. Since 
these attributes may be applied to any element, the img element is not 
strictly necessary, but is included to ease the transition to XHTML2." [1]

This means that, like the <a> element we don't really want the <img> 
element. Again, like the <a> element I'm -0 on using it - go ahead with 
the easy route if you prefer ;-)

Ross

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-xhtml2-20050527/mod-image.html#sec_19.1.

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