Re: Tables and Charts

Chris Tilbury (C.J.Tilbury@estate.warwick.ac.uk)
Fri, 7 Jul 1995 17:22:27 BST


From: "Chris Tilbury" <C.J.Tilbury@estate.warwick.ac.uk>
To: bsittler@prism.nmt.edu (Benjamin C. W. Sittler)
Date:          Fri, 7 Jul 1995 17:22:27 BST
Subject:       Re: Tables and Charts
Cc: www-html@www10.w3.org
Message-Id: <455ADD77BD@forest.estate.warwick.ac.uk>

On  7 Jul 95 at 10:07, Benjamin C. W. Sittler wrote:

> At least in my opinion, there should probably be a few CLASSes of
> some HTML elements with *suggested* renderings, like <NOTE
> CLASS=WARNING>, <TABLE CLASS=2dpie>, etc. These would be
> suggestions, not hard-wired defaults, and UA authors would be under
> no compulsion to implement them. 

CLASS=WARNING

conveys some indication about the information content of the 
element.

CLASS=2dpie

gives precisely no indication about the information content of the 
element; rather, it conveys information about the visual appearance 
(or what we'd like it to be, anyway) of the element, which is not 
what HTML is all about. 

Ciao,


Chris
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