Re: Proposed Text Flow Attributes for HTML 3.0

Kevin Atkinson (kevina@clark.net)
Fri, 18 Aug 1995 15:51:54 -0400 (EDT)


Date: Fri, 18 Aug 1995 15:51:54 -0400 (EDT)
From: Kevin Atkinson <kevina@clark.net>
To: "Benjamin C. W. Sittler" <bsittler@prism.nmt.edu>
Cc: www-html@www10.w3.org
Subject: Re: Proposed Text Flow Attributes for HTML 3.0
In-Reply-To: <199508181930.NAA16636@vega.nmt.edu>
Message-Id: <Pine.SOL.3.91.950818154712.21627G-100000@clark.net>

On Fri, 18 Aug 1995, Benjamin C. W. Sittler wrote:

> Perhaps we should deprecate ALIGN instead... there's no reason text-only
> browsers couldn't parse stylesheets. After all, they can just ignore the
> image references, font references, and pixel references.
> 
Well that is one opinion, lets see what others think.

Just consider the fact that the attributes like align, hang etc are 
simple to use while style sheets are a bit more complicated and the align 
tage is already used by many browsers.