Re: fwd:Fonts

Mike Batchelor (mikebat@clark.net)
Wed, 5 Jul 1995 21:54:32 -0400 (EDT)


From: Mike Batchelor <mikebat@clark.net>
Message-Id: <199507060154.VAA03766@clark.net>
Subject: Re: fwd:Fonts
To: www-html@www10.w3.org
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 1995 21:54:32 -0400 (EDT)
In-Reply-To: <199507052038.QAA16016@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca> from "Paul Prescod" at Jul 5, 95 04:38:57 pm

Paul Prescod once wrote...
> 
> >  > <EM> *might* work... what if I want all occurences of a certain word
> >  > to appear in small caps? No character-level tag I know of is a good
> >  > substitute for small caps.
> 
> You do not need this.  HTML is an SGML language.  SGML supports entities.
> Entities do what you ask.  You just make a &prodname; entity and the
> browser should do the rest.  Your &prodname; entity can have all of the
> formatting you need.

I predict that when HTML 3 is more widely adopted and Netscape is a bad
memory, <font> fans will start doing <H1>H<small>EY</small>
L<small>OOK</small> W<small>HAT</small> I C<small>AN</small>
D<small>O</small>!</H1>

Sorry to be such a pessimist.   I've been reading comp.infosystems.www.*
lately. :(

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