[UPHPU] CSS and IE
ashovi at qwest.net
Tue Jun 6 09:59:19 MDT 2006
Jonathan Duncan wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Jun 2006, Ash wrote:
>>>> When a document validates through validate.w3.org, it gives the
>>>> code for
>>>> copy/paste, and it includes the <p>-wrapped <img> tags. I believe
>>>> for CSS. For text-only browsing, or if the image is not
>>>> available, the
>>>> alt text (I think) receives the attributes assigned to <p> tags
>>>> via CSS.
>> From what I've read, strict xhtml compliance requires all <img> tags to
>> be within a <p> tag. It has something to do with block and inline.
> They do not need to be in a P tag, but they should be in a block level
> element, which a P tag is, but so is a DIV. I usually wrap my pages
> in at least one div so this usually is not an issue for me. If you
> want to talk strict, P tags should be used for paragraphs of text,
> which can include images but you do not need to put images in P tags.
> CSS has a lot of little "quirks", which are really just "the right way
> to do it". HTML had become so bastardized and mutated for so long,
> XHTML and CSS is just getting HTML back to the way it was supposed to
> be. HTML is just a markup language, hence the acronymn. With XHMTL,
> all HTML should only be used for markup. Any visual enhancements
> should be done via CSS.
Right, I should have said "strict xhtml compliance requires all <img>
tags to be within a <p> tag (or any other block element).
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