Re: microsoftisms after netscapeisms ?

Isamar Maia (isamar@magiclink.com.br)
Sat, 13 Jan 1996 09:35:34 -0200 (EDT)


Date: Sat, 13 Jan 1996 09:35:34 -0200 (EDT)
From: Isamar Maia <isamar@magiclink.com.br>
To: Christophe JOUAN <Christophe.Jouan@cst.cnes.fr>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: microsoftisms after netscapeisms ?
In-Reply-To: <199601121839.TAA16285@everest.cst.cnes.fr>
Message-Id: <Pine.LNX.3.91.960113093221.12008B-100000@ruby>



Almost 90% of Internet users use Netscape, I'm against monopole. I 
think that right is W3C coordinate and go against any market fight. We're 
talking about HTML, used in all over the world... not only about a couple 
of people, microsoft users.



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On Fri, 12 Jan 1996, Christophe JOUAN wrote:

> Hi everybody.
> 
> If some of you have tried Microsoft Internet Explorer,
> may be they have noticed strange new tags like:
> 
> 	<marquee> an animated text</marquee>
> or
> 	<HEAD>
> 	...
> 	</HEAD>
> 	<bgsound src="rolling-stone.wav">
> 	<BODY>...
> 
> The only viewer that uses them is Internet Explorer
> (the others I tried were netscape 1, netscape2 and Mosaic both PC and Unix 
> versions).
> 
> I was just wondering where these kind of tags came from.
> Are they microsoftisms (just like netscape does)?
> Are they part of suggestions that microsoft wants to propose to w3c?
> 
> Or will we (poor HTML developpers) have to cope with as many HTML as 
> there are viewers?
> 
> I'm pretty interested in your opinions, feeling, comments...
> 
> 
> Christophe Jouan
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