Re: <PAGE> proposal (A new idea)

Eric S. Raymond (esr@locke.ccil.org)
Fri, 29 Dec 1995 00:49:07 -0500 (EST)


From: "Eric S. Raymond" <esr@locke.ccil.org>
Message-Id: <199512290549.AAA26396@locke.ccil.org>
Subject: Re: <PAGE> proposal (A new idea)
To: paumic@ids.net (Lambert)
Date: Fri, 29 Dec 1995 00:49:07 -0500 (EST)
Cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <v01530500ad08c6a71faf@[155.212.70.11]> from "Lambert" at Dec 29, 95 00:32:05 am

> A tag to directly control the display of a page is illegal ccordining to
> HTML and SGML. So instead, howow about proposing an <ANSWER></ANSWER> tag.
> This would tell the browser to hide it, until the user wants see it. The
> browser could perform this hiding in many ways. A browser could display it
> as a blank box, which the user would click on to see whats "underneath."
> This tag woube legal, I think. It tells the browser what type of an element
> it is (an answer), and wouldn't tell the browser how to display it.

Isn't <FOOTNOTE> already supposed to work much like this?
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