Re: Line breaking (<NOBR>, <WBR>)

Ka-Ping Yee (kpyee@aw.sgi.com)
Tue, 23 Jul 1996 10:52:27 +0900


Message-Id: <31F4305B.ABD@aw.sgi.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 1996 10:52:27 +0900
From: Ka-Ping Yee <kpyee@aw.sgi.com>
To: Abigail <abigail@uk.fnx.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Line breaking (<NOBR>, <WBR>)

Keith Calvert Ivey wrote:
> Something like
>    <SPAN CLASS=PHONE>+1 703 683 0683</SPAN>

Paul Prescod wrote:
>
> That's exactly right. You will get all kinds of neat side effects from
> explicitly marking up phone numbers. For instance, people with
> telephony-smart browsers can click on the phone number to dial it.

Yes!  I'm especially thinking of the fax numbers here, too.

Abigail wrote:
> 
> No, that will not work. Some people will use CLASS=PHONE, others
> CLASS=TELEPHONE, or CLASS=TEL, or more probably CLASS=NO_BREAK.

That's no problem.  All we have to do is *pick* some.  It's a matter
of getting a few implemented, and then we're off to the races.

This is not an insurmountable problem.  It's been done with REL/REV
and we can do it with CLASS.


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