Re: Comments on Cougar DTD

Arnoud (
Fri, 19 Jul 1996 20:36:23 +0200

From: (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
Subject: Re: Comments on Cougar DTD
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 1996 20:36:23 +0200
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In article <>,
"Marcus E. Hennecke" <> wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Jul 1996 20:06:49 +0200, (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet) wrote:
> > Would simply changing <!ENTITY % attrs "%style %i18n"> to
> > <!ENTITY % attrs "%style %i18n %just"> do the trick, or would this
> > cause problems with other elements?
> This would indeed cause problems. The ALIGN attribute should only be
> allowed for block-like elements. If you make it part of %attrs;, you
> could write <B ALIGN=CENTER> and that would mean that B implied a
> line break (otherwise how would you center?).

I discovered that 20 minutes after posting that message. Sigh. Next time
I'll read the DTD until I figure it out. :-)

I would like to propose the following change to Cougar[0]:

A new entity:
<!ENTITY % Battrs "%style %i18n %just">
This is used instead of %attrs on the following (block) elements:

<H1>, <H2>, <H3>, <H4>, <H5>, <H6>, <ADDRESS> <P>, <UL>, <OL>, <DIR>,
<MENU>, <PRE>, <DL>, <DIV>, <BLOCKQUOTE>, <FORM>, <HR>, and <TABLE>.

Did I miss any?

[0] My mom would be proud of me if she saw I wrote that. :-)
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