[whatwg] borders on images inside links
ash at ashleysheridan.co.uk
Tue Mar 2 03:00:32 PST 2010
On Tue, 2010-03-02 at 12:45 +0200, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Mar 2, 2010, at 12:14, Ashley Sheridan wrote:
> > The majority of browsers render images within links as having a border
> Do you mean the majority of browser installed base (IE's installed base plus Firefox's)? Of the 5 top browsers 3 don't have a border and 2 have. Of the 4 top engines, 2 have a border and 2 don't.
> > (which is the image highlight equivalent of a text underline when you think about it in context).
> It's not really equivalent in practice, though. The underline convention is widely retained, so users actually can use the convention as a signal. The border is virtually universally removed by authors, so it's not a convention users can look for as a signal.
I did mean the majority of the browsers installed (as an install base)
Of my tests on a few browsers, here is what I see:
Linked Image Border
So yes, on the majority of actual distinct browsers (and I count Chrome
different from Chromium here) then the border is suppressed.
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