[whatwg] IMAGE element (was XSLT: HTML 5 --> HTML)

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Fri Feb 9 11:44:44 PST 2007

On Fri, 09 Feb 2007 18:43:17 +0100, Nicholas Shanks  
<contact at nickshanks.com> wrote:
> I was originally just making an off-the-cuff hostile remark about
> IMG, but the more i think about it the more I dislike them pesky and
> restrictive alt attributes!

They are, for one, backwards compatible. (Even though originally they  
weren't.) Note that <image> can't be used anyway. It's parsed like <img>.

Anne van Kesteren

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