Re: proposed new tag: IMG

Marc Andreessen (
Fri, 26 Feb 93 13:29:45 -0800

Jim Davis writes:
> As for specifics of Marc A's proposal, two comments
> 1) why have SRC instead of HREF?

Because I wanted to avoid overloading HREF -- doesn't really make
sense in this context, I don't think.

> 2) It would be nice if there was a way to specify the content type,
> e.g.
> <IMG HREF="" CONTENT-TYPE=audio/basic>
> But I am completely willing to live with the requirement that I specify
> the content type by file extension. It's good enough for me.

Actually, in Mosaic this will be possible by doing something like:

<A HREF=""><IMG SRC="myimage.xbm></A>