Re: Clients and tabs

BELL Scott A (
25 May 1995 11:38:57 U

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Date: 25 May 1995 11:38:57 U
From: "BELL Scott A" <>
Subject: RE: Clients and tabs
To: "Multiple recipients of list" <>,

>From: on Thu, May 25, 1995 11:34 AM
>Subject: Re: Clients and tabs
>To: Multiple recipients of list
>On May 18,  7:45, Arthur Wilson wrote:
>> Does HTML 3 allow you to use tabs to layout text? And do any of the
>> available clients support this feature?
>If this were the case, it would be not only ambiguous, but counter-
>intuitive...  For instance,
>		Total\t\t11,567.95
>should be formatted how?  With the Total left-justified but the
>number centered on the decimal point?  And what about the language
>attribute?  Comma is the decimal separator in French, not period...
>No, people would make too many mistakes (or at least, incorrect
>assumptions) about how the viewer should render the information.
>If there is any chance of ambiguity, best require an explicit

...or a specific style sheet, if style sheets ever come into play...
Is there such a making for HTML 3 incorporating style sheets?


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