Re: PROPOSAL: An extension mechanism for HTML

Christophe Bonnet (cbonnet@lami.univ-evry.fr)
Mon, 02 Oct 1995 12:48:30 +0100


Message-Id: <199510021148.MAA01634@satie.lami.univ-evry.fr>
To: Brian Behlendorf <brian@organic.com>
Cc: cbonnet@lami.univ-evry.fr, www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: An extension mechanism for HTML 
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Sun, 01 Oct 1995 13:25:22 MST."
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Date: Mon, 02 Oct 1995 12:48:30 +0100
From: Christophe Bonnet <cbonnet@lami.univ-evry.fr>


> This is definitely a step in the right direction, but unless I'm 
> mistaken, that only helps in situations where new functionality is 
> introduced as container tags - if the new functionality is introduced as 
> another attribute or a non-container element, then it doesn't help much,
> although the non-container tag can certainly have an ALT attribute.

My 2 cents : These non-container tags could easily be made into container 
tags, which contain but the <ALT>...</ALT> construct. And in this case, both 
the <ALT> and the </ALT> tags could be omitted, couldn't they ?

Hope my answer's not too naive...

	--Christophe.