[thelist] Not declaring image dimensions

T. H. Grejc gmane at cis.u7.da.ru
Mon May 17 15:38:27 CDT 2004

Clive R Sweeney wrote:

> It's become second nature now to *always* include the height and width
> for images, but what is the downside of not including dimension
> attributes in an image tag? Is it that the page will load more slowly
> and that the page display will change as the images load? Or is there
> more to it than that?

I'm not sure, but I think that images without size defined will not pass 
w3c test, so if you're info standards... Beside that, I don't know why 
would you like to avoid using width and height for images. It is very 
frustrating to look while the page 'jumping around' until its completely 

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