[whatwg] Resurrection of HTML+'s <image> (was: <video> element feedback)

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Tue Mar 20 18:10:09 PDT 2007

On Wed, 21 Mar 2007 02:07:17 +0100, Nicholas Shanks  
<contact at nickshanks.com> wrote:
> So what's the problem?
> Content with a doctype of <!DOCTYPE html> or <!DOCTYPE htmlplus> is
> treated correctly, and content without a doctype is handled in quirks
> mode, where the UA can look for </image> and if found in a suitable
> place, treat the start tag as <image>, or if not found, treat the
> start tag as <img>. Any content using <image> in strict mode with
> another HTML doctype  is broken anyway, so it doesn't really matter
> how that looks.

Oh yes, lets upgrade DOCTYPE sniffing to the 20th century. Fricking  

Anne van Kesteren

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