HTML V3 Spec

Walt Houser at the IETF (
Fri, 31 Jul 1992 16:49:54 -0400

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Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1992 16:49:54 -0400
From: (Walt Houser at the IETF)
Subject: HTML V3 Spec

Just left the html working group mtg at the IETF where I just asked W3's 
Dave Raggett (html Version 3 author) about this.  Look at http://WWW.W3.ORG/ 
for the V3 spec and a mailto to join the html-wg mail list.  Unfortunately, 
the v3 spec is not on with the v1 spec.

>I am now curious as to the new HTML 3.0.  I'm not quite clear what its 
>new features are.  I hear there is a method to inserting a background on 

Dan or Dave, could you post the html wg agenda as it summarizes the proposed 
functionality quite succinctly.  Otherwise, interested parties need to go to to join the mail list. 

>a home page.  Can anyone tell me where I could find some specs on HTML 
>3?  Also, how is this new HTML compatible with the browsers we now use?  
>Will new browsers be needed?  Just curious.

V3 should be backward compatible with existing browsers but updates to 
browsers will be needed to take advantage of the new functionality.  

Walt Houser, reporting live from Danvers, MA!

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