Re: Acronym for Cougar?

Marc Salomon (
Mon, 22 Jul 1996 11:45:00 -0700

From: "Marc Salomon" <>
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Date: Mon, 22 Jul 1996 11:45:00 -0700
In-Reply-To: Jay Bazuzi <>
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Subject: Re: Acronym for Cougar?

Jay Bazuzi <>


|This is an interesting idea that has show up a couple times here lately.
| To generalize your suggestion, what you seem to be proposing is that
|the tag name becomes an attribute of some generic, non-meaningful tag.
|Consider, for example, the following DTD snippet:
|	<!ELEMENT TAG	- -	(#PCDATA | TAG)* >
|		ELEMNAME	NAME	#REQUIRED	-- Element Name --
|	>

Absolutely not.  I am suggesting that the <SPAN> tag, the one in be used for its intended
purpose.  The specially-marked-up content is still part of the general text
flow and structurally belongs in the content model of whatever contains it. not
locked up in an attribute.