Date: Wed, 12 Apr 95 07:57:15 PDT From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Paul Ramsey) Message-Id: <9504121457.AA09431@postmodern.com> To: email@example.com, Albert-Lunde@nwu.edu Subject: Re: A Proposal for a New Standard in HTML 3.0 > 2) If you want to use a distributed scheme for classifying content > of the Internet, it may be more productive to have "good" sites > (for some defintion of good) carry some "seal of approval" than > ask other sites to label themselves "bad". A list of "seals of > approval" need not reside on the sites themselves, but could > be offered up by third partiies. An important advantage of this scheme over a scheme that requires the "publisher" to mark their pages is that this allows for more than one authority to be formed as to what is acceptable. Parents can decide which group best represents their beliefs. paul rr.