Re: class attribute

Arnoud (galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl)
Fri, 14 Jun 1996 22:24:18 +0200


From: galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: class attribute
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 1996 22:24:18 +0200
Message-Id: <ypcwx4uYOFRE089yn@stack.urc.tue.nl>

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In article <v02140b04ade718d8faf5@[144.92.107.189]>,
pcgorman@facstaff.wisc.edu (Peter C. Gorman) wrote:
> Sorry if this has been handled before, but I couldn't find much discussion
> of it in the archives. Does anyone know why was the class attribute was
> removed from the DTD for 3.2? Though browsers didn't do anything with it,

The main reason appears to be that HTML 3.2 is supposed to describe
existing practice, rather than proposing new tags. Cougar, the next
version, will introduce new stuff.

And "existing practice" more or less equals "Netscape supports it."

Galactus

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