Re: A Proposal for a New Standard in HTML 3.0

Ibrahim Mustafa (mustafa@seeaxp.tay.dec.com)
Wed, 12 Apr 1995 13:04:41 -0400


Date: Wed, 12 Apr 1995 13:04:41 -0400
From: Ibrahim Mustafa <mustafa@seeaxp.tay.dec.com>
Message-Id: <9504121704.AA13948@seeaxp.tay.dec.com>
To: www-html@www10.w3.org
In-Reply-To: <9504121457.AA09431@postmodern.com> (pramsey@postmodern.com)
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.
>> 

 I think these incompetents are misdirecting our energies. It will
 be the end of an era the minute the government puts its hand on the
 internet. 

   If you don't like it, don't look at it.

 How can politicians steer technological advances in information reach ??

-- 

 ... Ibrahim