Re: What's APPLET doing inside PRE?

Scott E. Preece (preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com)
Tue, 31 Dec 1996 11:51:32 -0600


Date: Tue, 31 Dec 1996 11:51:32 -0600
Message-Id: <199612311751.LAA22503@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com>
From: "Scott E. Preece" <preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com>
To: pflynn@curia.ucc.ie
CC: www-html@www10.w3.org
In-reply-to: Peter Flynn's message of 30 Dec 1996 19:03:15 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: Re: What's APPLET doing inside PRE?

| 
|    Is there a particular reason that IMG is not permitted inside PRE,
|    but APPLET is?
| 
| Excellent question. I'm sure it's because one of the browsers allows
| it, so all commonsense is flung to the 4 winds.
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Perhaps the idea is to let the applet generate pre-formatted text (which
an IMG, of course, wouldn't)?

scott

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