Date: Wed, 15 May 1996 13:09:01 -0700 (PDT) From: Benjamin Franz <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: DIV/CLASS: Mike Wexler: Re: HTML 3.2 In-Reply-To: <cffmx4uYOptJ089yn@stack.urc.tue.nl> Message-Id: <Pine.LNX.3.92.960515123047.27224Cemail@example.com> On Wed, 15 May 1996, Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet wrote: > In article <199605142148.AA026890508@w3.org>, > "Dave Raggett" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > This is fine for the forthcoming version of HTML which supports > > style sheets. HTML 3.2 on the other hand captures the state of > > HTML as deployed in early `96. ID and CLASS are therefore not > > part of HTML 3.2. > > For what definition of "deployed"? Why aren't the *deployed* attributes > SRC and PLAIN in the HTML 3.2 drafts? Lynx 2.5, UdiWWW and Emacs-W3 > support them, at least. > In the last 20.3 million (actual logged hits since Nov. 1st) on a popular site I maintain, there have been ZERO hits by lynx 2.5 (75,437 hits by all other versions of lynx), ZERO hits by UdiWWW (all versions) and 150 hits by Emacs-W3 (all versions). By any rational standard, features in supported only in UdiWWW, Emacs-W3 and lynx 2.5 cannot be identified as deployed. -- Benjamin Franz "But my homebrew browser no one has ever seen supports the SPININPLACEWHILEBLINKINGINTWENTYCOLORSINTHREEFOURTIME attribute and it must therefore be considered deployed. Ne?"