Re: HTML 3.2: TEXTFLOW is confusing

James Tauber (jtauber@library.uwa.edu.au)
Sat, 1 Jun 1996 11:26:29 +0800 (WST)


Date: Sat, 1 Jun 1996 11:26:29 +0800 (WST)
From: James Tauber <jtauber@library.uwa.edu.au>
To: Joe English <joe@trystero.art.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: HTML 3.2: TEXTFLOW is confusing 
In-Reply-To: <9605311834.AA21438@trystero.art.com>
Message-Id: <Pine.SUN.3.91.960601112227.24963A-100000@docker.library.uwa.edu.au>


On Fri, 31 May 1996, Joe English wrote:
> The current scheme strikes me as highly unintuitive too.
> The rules seem to be:
> 
>     * Browsers that can handle an APPLET element
>       are supposed to ignore the content of the APPLET element;
[...]

I've always thought it would be nice if the content of the APPLET element 
was available to the applet. Then you could do things like:

<APPLET CODE="SmallCapHeading"><H1>This is a Heading</H1></APPLET>

James K. Tauber / jtauber@library.uwa.edu.au
University CWIS Coordination Officer
The University of Western Australia