[whatwg] require img dimensions to be correct?

Thomas Broyer t.broyer at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 01:14:43 PDT 2007

2007/3/21, Nicholas Shanks:
> On 17 Mar 2007, at 23:28, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
> > I think that in most cases will be better if we could package
> > complex pages into zip envelopes and deliver them in the whole.
> > That would be real solution of "jumps".  And <img width=...
> > height=...> is a palliative.
> I have an open bug with Safari requesting support for the multipart/
> mixed Content-Type. This would provide the "ziped" content you
> request (and you can use a Transfer-Encoding to compress it before
> sending)

In this particular case, multipart/related would be more appropriate.
See http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/MHTML
If you talked about serving the images in a multipart/* envelope,
multipart/alternate is more appropriate than multipart/mixed.
But, hey, RFC2046 states (§5.1.3) that « Any "multipart" subtypes that
an implementation does not recognize must be treated as being of
subtype "mixed" », so in terms of client implementations, supporting
multipart/mixed might be enough.

Thomas Broyer

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