[thelist] IE 6

deke web at master.gen.in.us
Thu Mar 15 15:44:35 CST 2001

On 15 Mar 2001, at 16:46, Mark Fletcher wrote:
> > In IE 6 build 2403 (bootlegged), there does not appear to be any support
> > for the longdesc attribute on an <img> element. However, since the HTML
> > 4.01 recommendation does not specify how this attribute is to be handled, it's
> > a bit hard to say with certainty that it is unsupported.

> Okay, thanks for the heads up. I just hope that this will be supported in
> the near future, especially since its one of the WAI guideline 1.0 main
> checkpoints

IMG is deprecated. What would be nice is if MS supported the
1997 HTML/4 specifications, so that we could write

<OBJECT data="canyon.gif" type="image/gif">
This is a <EM>closeup</EM> of the Grand Canyon.


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Now I don't know what to add. 
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