For image insertion, please use float instead
Agreed, if I recall correctly the align parameter is the only thing keeping my site from being XHTML 1.1.
I'm not sure this is a good idea. In my experience the float model in IE 5/6 is significantly more eccentric/buggy than most other pieces of IE's CSS implementation. What say others?
floats work fine. But they are more confusing than they appear to be at first glance
How about leaving the markup to bare minimum. Maybe allow the user to include a class or id. Then, let the designer do the styling as required.
The img tag also needs a "longdesc" tag to allow one to add a longer description on a separate page. Without that it always fails on accessible tests like "Bobby".
I like Joel Goldtick's notion of keeping the markup to a bare minimum and allowing the user to select a class. The issue then is giving the less-skilled user the information to know which class to select. In an ideal world, I would prefer the designer to specify a list of classes that were available for less-skilled users to assign to particular tags - and tooltips for each task.
Actually, there is another image attribute that isn't XHTML compatible.
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