Re: Psychology and usefulness

Mike Batchelor (mikebat@clark.net)
Mon, 17 Jul 1995 18:54:04 -0400 (EDT)


From: Mike Batchelor <mikebat@clark.net>
Message-Id: <199507172254.SAA18571@clark.net>
Subject: Re: Psychology and usefulness
To: www-html@www10.w3.org
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 1995 18:54:04 -0400 (EDT)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.HPP.3.91.950717142039.15931A-100000@ace.nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us> from "Alexei Kosut" at Jul 17, 95 02:22:11 pm

Alexei Kosut once wrote...
> 
> On Mon, 17 Jul 1995, Paul Prescod wrote:
> 
> > A tag name should not imply more about its formatting than it can deliver.
> > Why not deprecate them (as well as BIG and SMALL) and get it over with?
> 
> Now this is interesting... deprecate a tag that doesn't exit. Correct me 
> if I'm wrong, but as far as I'm aware, the only place that BIG and SMALL 
> exist is in the HTML 3.0 draft, and I don't believe any browsers 
> implement it, either. So why not just forget they ever existed, and not 
> bother with the deprecation?

Mosaic 2.6beta implements <small>, but not <big>.

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