Re: HTML 3.2 PR: Miscellaneous notes

Carl Morris (
Thu, 14 Nov 1996 21:41:58 -0600

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From: "Carl Morris" <>
To: "Joe English" <>, "WWW HTML List" <>
Subject: Re: HTML 3.2 PR: Miscellaneous notes
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 1996 21:41:58 -0600

| which implies that the following is correct:
| <table border=1>
|     <caption>Form 2</caption>
|     <tr>
| 	<td rowspan=2>R1-2, C1
| 	<td>R1 C2
|     <tr>
| 	<td>R2 C2
| </table>

Implies?  That looks like what it said to me... one suggestion ... they
like it around here if you would suggest the better wording... not just
say its needed.

| Section "BASEFONT" says only:
| | Used to set the base font size. BASEFONT is an empty element so
| | the end tag is forbidden. The SIZE attribute is an integer value
| | ranging from 1 to 7. The base font size applies to the normal
| | and preformatted text but not to headings, except where these
| | are modified using the FONT element with a relative font size.
| The scope of its effect should be clarified.  Does it apply to
| the entire document, to all text up to the next BASEFONT element
| or end of the document, or to the end of the enclosing element?
| For example:

I thought the definition of it states only one occurrence may exist.