[whatwg] [HTML5] 2.9.16. The samp element
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Apr 23 00:27:17 PDT 2008
On Tue, 11 Dec 2007, Christoph Päper wrote:
> 2007-12-11 05:56 Ian Hickson:
> > On Tue, 21 Mar 2006, Christoph Paeper wrote:
> > >
> > > Would the following be inadequate usage according to this specification?
> > >
> > > <a href="foo.img"><samp><img src="foo.t.img" alt="..."/></samp></a>
> > >
> > Yes. The former would be appropriate if a computer output the given image
> > and that was the subject under discussion;
> That means screenshots, doesn't it?
Amongst other things, yes.
> > I'm not convinced that there's really a need to unambiguously mark up
> > thumbnails as distinct from anything else, though.
> Neither am I, but there are programs or browser plugins that could make
> good use out of this information. OTOH it might fit better into the
> |rel| (or |rev|) attribute of the surrounding |a| (or it's done by a
> predefined class for |img|).
> Another question would be whether the linked image had to be the
> original (e.g. the full-size screenshot) or just a better representation
> of it (e.g. the larger scan of a book cover).
Yeah. Flickr, for instance, links thumbnails to slightly bigger images to
slightly bigger images, etc.
> PS: Thanks for the personal CC, I've not been watching the list for a while.
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