[whatwg] Conformance for Mail clients (and maybe other WYSIWYG editors)

Karl Dubost karl at w3.org
Mon Apr 16 02:55:03 PDT 2007

Le 16 avr. 2007 à 18:16, mail at jorgenhorstink.nl a écrit :
> This is the most important reason why this is not a good idea. Your
> proposal will break almost the entire web. Current browser behavior  
> is to
> ignore the </img> and interpret the textNode as a nextSibling of  
> the IMG
> tag. So browsers which do not implement HTML5 will break, because they
> show the alt text after the image.

Just FYI. It was not about img element in particular but about the  

>> It promotes the idea of a model ala object
>> This would not work for backward compatibility.

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