[uf-discuss] making img machine-readable

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sun Jul 15 01:55:37 PDT 2007

In message <4699D714.1000100 at xtra.co.nz>, Paul Wilkins 
<paul_wilkins at xtra.co.nz> writes

>Andy Mabbett wrote:
>>Furthermore, you would speak:
>>    <span class="fn"><img src="GothicLetterA.png" alt="A">ndy
>>    Mabbett</span>
>>as "Andy Mabbett", which is why microformats should also interpret it that
>That should be marked up in a more modern manner using CSS image 
>replacement, which entirely resolves any issues.
><span class="fn"><span class="gothicletter a">A</span>ndy 

That's a matter of opinion, and an option not open to users of some 

Besides, using microformats shouldn't require a publisher to use one 
valid method over another; the example I give above *is* valid.

Andy Mabbett

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