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Re: Deprecated elements

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 1998 14:38:31 +0900
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-Id: <19980724143831N.mimasa@w3.org>
Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU> wrote:

> The ISO HTML draft attempts to capture the essential core of the language,
> excluding all of those features which are deprecated or which are likely
> to become obsolete. I can't remember the URL that refers to this draft,
> however.

Final Committee Draft is available at:

And also, User's Guide (not an ISO/IEC text) is available at:

ISO-HTML is the strict subset of HTML 4.0 Strict DTD, thus any deprecated
features which are not part of Strict DTD is not part of ISO-HTML as well.

I've discussed with ISO-HTML editors at "Shaping the Future of HTML"
workshop, to ensure that accessibility and internationalization (i18n) 
are essential features of HTML 4.0, so ISO-HTML should not omit any
features regarding accessibility and i18n.  I believe they are
committed to do so, for example, summary attribute of TABLE element is

If you have any comments to ISO-HTML, I will contact the editors.

Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Friday, 24 July 1998 01:38:11 UTC

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