From: "Lou Montulli" <email@example.com> Message-Id: <9507181243.ZM29294@strumpet.mcom.com> Date: Tue, 18 Jul 1995 12:43:45 -0700 In-Reply-To: Mike Batchelor <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Mike Batchelor <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, Subject: Re: color: NCSA Mosaic, Netscape, and HTML3 > > I don't have a problem with NCSA implementing the Netscape <body> > attributes in the new WinMosaic. I have a problem with them documenting > them as being part of HTML v3.0, when they clearly are not. NCSA is > considered an authority by many people on things to do with the WWW. It's > unfortunate enough that Netscape is disseminating mis-information to > bolster its bottom line, at the expense of the Web as a whole. That NCSA ^^^^^^^^^ > is contributing to the trend of fragmenting the Web into vendor-specific ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > ghettos is doubly unfortunate. I just wrote them a note pointing out the ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > error, and kindly asking them to correct it to reflect the true status of > the HTML v3 DTD. > If multiple vendors are supporting these BODY tags then they are obviously not vendor-specific. Perhaps they are just a good idea that should be added to the HTML 3 spec? :lou -- Lou Montulli http://www.mcom.com/people/montulli/ Netscape Communications Corp.