Re: deprecated tags in Wilbur & Cougar -Reply

Paul Prescod (papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca)
Thu, 01 Aug 1996 09:46:13 -0400


Message-Id: <1.5.4.32.19960801134613.00748d04@csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Thu, 01 Aug 1996 09:46:13 -0400
To: galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet), www-html@w3.org
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Re: deprecated tags in Wilbur & Cougar -Reply

At 12:32 PM 8/1/96 +0200, Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet wrote:
>This would be a major pain for search engines and indexing robots, as
>they'd have to parse style sheets to obtain this information.
>
>It's similar to using <SPAN CLASS=phonenumber> and then specifying how
>it should be displayed in the style sheet, rather than having a standard
><PHONE> element, which the browser can display/render/dial/stuff-in-a-
>phone-book any way it likes.

It doesn't really matter whether you do it in CLASS or with an element. The
important thing is that it be _standardized_. We should standardize CLASS
sets just as we standardize entity and elemenet sets.

 Paul Prescod