My bi-monthly bomb throwing: WebTV-HTML

Benjamin Franz (snowhare@netimages.com)
Thu, 12 Dec 1996 09:01:14 -0800 (PST)


Date: Thu, 12 Dec 1996 09:01:14 -0800 (PST)
From: Benjamin Franz <snowhare@netimages.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: My bi-monthly bomb throwing: WebTV-HTML
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.95.961212084421.2496B-100000@ns.viet.net>

WebTV has now made their own 'contributions' to the world of HTML tags
and attributes:

<a nocolor selected> 
<audioscope align border gain height leftcolor leftoffset maxlevel
rightcolor rightoffset width>
<blackface>
<body credits fontsize hspace instructions logo nohtilebg novtilebg vspace
xspeed yspeed>
<bq>
<font effect transparency>
<hr invertborder>
<img ani animateonselect anistartx anistarty loop reload selected
transparency>
<input action noargs nohighlight submitform width>
<input type=button usestyle>  
<input type=hidden autosubmit>
<input type=image loop nocursor onclick>
<input type=reset borderimage>
<input type=submit borderimage useform usestyle>
<input type=text allcaps autoactivate autocaps bgcolor borderimage cursor
executeurl nosubmit numbers usestyle> 
<limittext size value width>
<marquee transparency>
<nosmartquotes>
<select autoactivate bgcolor exclusive selcolor showempty text usestyle>
<shadow>
<sidebar align width>
<table cellborder href id name transparency>
<textarea allcaps autoactivate autocaps bgcolor cursor growable
nohardbreaks nosoftbreaks numbers showkeyboard usestyle>
<table transparency>
<td absheight abswidth maxlines transparency>
<th absheight abswidth maxlines transparency>
<tr transparency>

See <URL:http://webtv.net/devdocs/htmlref/htmlref-2.html>.

My stats put them as the #4 brand of browser now (although still under
1%) - and climbing rapidly. I rather expect it to explode post-Christmas.

-- 
Benjamin Franz
"Here we go again."