Re: A lurker speaks up.../ HTML Reference

Ian S. Graham (igraham@alchemy.chem.utoronto.ca)
Sat, 23 Dec 95 16:01:57 EST


From: "Ian S. Graham" <igraham@alchemy.chem.utoronto.ca>
Message-Id: <199512232101.QAA02077@alchemy.chem.utoronto.ca>
Subject: Re: A lurker speaks up.../ HTML Reference
To: www-html@w3.org
Date: Sat, 23 Dec 95 16:01:57 EST

> 
> [edit] 
> > Is there, anywhere, a list of all the tags in the known universe with 
> > provenances and compatibility information attached?
> Yes, mjhanna@sandia.gov labored in this vineyard for many months, and gave 
> forth the excellent http://www.sandia.gov/sci_comput/html_ref.html. Happy 
> Holidays, Michael, if you're tuned in....
> 
> Of course, like all we writers about this stuff, he was aiming at a very 
> rapidly-moving target so it's not perfect.
> 

I modified Earl Hood's dtd2html report generator and have placed,
on line, a description of 'strict' HTML 2, strict 3 as well as the Netscape 
DTD as inferred by Dan Connolly and Mark Gaither.  It is complementary
to Michael Hannah's work, but certainly not a nice one-document summary!
It is best for looking at allowed element nestings, or for allowed 
attribute values. If you find it useful (as I do) please let me 
know, and I will endeavour to keep it up-to-date -- I will rerun the
new HTML 2.0 dtd early in the new year (I still need to go xmas
shopping) The URL is:

     http://www.hprc.utoronto.ca/HTMLdocs/HTML_Spec/html.html

Ian
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