[whatwg] image element

Smylers Smylers at stripey.com
Wed Jul 30 07:28:09 PDT 2008

Nicholas Shanks writes:

> On 30 Jul 2008, at 4:49 am, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > I don't see how this is a benefit over <img>.
> In order of importance to me:
> 1. It's spelt correctly.
> 3. It's spelt correctly.

Having both <img> and <image> elements in HTML doing different things
would be confusing.  Many people currently pronounce "img" as "image",
so it would be very hard to distinguish between these elements when
talking about images.


More information about the whatwg mailing list