Re: hidden source code html

Michael Godsey (mgodsey@microsoft.com)
Tue, 10 Oct 95 08:08:53 TZ


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From: Michael Godsey <mgodsey@microsoft.com>
To: www-html@w3.org, www-html-request@w3.org
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 95 08:08:53 TZ
Subject: Re: Re: hidden source code html

The first versions of Internet Explorer had the View Source ability, 
but it was not a menu option.  You had to Right-Click on the text area, 
and select the option from the pop-up menu.  The recent 2.0 Beta 
release fixes this annoyance, by returning it to it's rightful place!

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| From: D. Watkins  <dwatkins@interaccess.com>
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| Subject: Re: Re: hidden source code html
| Date: Tuesday, October 03, 1995 7:21PM
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| >Microsoft's Windows 95 Web Browser does not allow you to see the
| >source.  I find it extremely annoying.  One of the reasons the
| >WWW became so popular is this ability to ``share'' information,
| >ideas, and techniques.  If it was just a marketing tool, it would
| >never have gone this far.
| >--
| >Bill Cheng // Guest at Columbia Unversity Computer Science Department
| >william@CS.COLUMBIA.EDU      ...!{uunet|ucbvax}!cs.columbia.edu!william
| >WWW Home Page: <URL:http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~william>
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| This is not true with the latest version of Internet Explorer, the 2.0
| Beta.  Anyway, with any caching browser, the documents coming down are
| in the cache if you know where to find them.  Basically, there is no way
| to hide the source of an HTML document, because the HTML must be loaded
| to the user's local machine so her browser can interpret it.
|
| Hope this helps,
|
| D. Watkins
| Lead Developer
| Skeleton Development Company
| http://www.upscale.com/skeleton.htm
|