Re: microsoftisms after netscapeisms ?

Mike Meyer (mwm@contessa.phone.net)
Fri, 12 Jan 1996 11:00:18 PST


Subject:  Re: microsoftisms after netscapeisms ?
In-Reply-To: <199601121839.TAA16285@everest.cst.cnes.fr>
From: mwm@contessa.phone.net (Mike Meyer)
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 1996 11:00:18 PST
Message-Id: <19960112.75C2AB0.9E61@contessa.phone.net>
To: www-html@w3.org

>         <marquee> an animated text</marquee>
>         <bgsound src="rolling-stone.wav">
> Are they microsoftisms (just like netscape does)?

Yes.

> Are they part of suggestions that microsoft wants to propose to w3c?

Not that I know of, but I'm not privy to what goes inside of w3c.

> Or will we (poor HTML developpers) have to cope with as many HTML as
> there are viewers?

It was obvious that that was going to happen as soon as NetScape
changed the rules of the game from the IETF model of quiet
experimentation and standards to widely publicized vendor extensions.
MSIE is just the first non-NS browser to make a big enough hole in the
NS pile for most people to notice.

	<mike