Re: HTML 3.2 PR: Please add CLASS attribute!

papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Fri, 22 Nov 1996 19:38:52 -0500


Message-Id: <1.5.4.32.19961123003852.0096e6f8@csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 1996 19:38:52 -0500
To: "Carl Morris" <msftrncs@htcnet.com>,
From: papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Subject: Re: HTML 3.2 PR: Please add CLASS attribute!

At 06:23 PM 11/22/96 -0600, Carl Morris wrote:
>Welcome, you just saw my light as to why I won't use a validator...  I
>don't think I should have to live by the rules of some DTD...  HTML was
>an extendable format, then it should be able to be extended without
>requiring a new DTD to understand it...  I wisH validators would go
>
>"WARNING: unrecognized"
>
>ranther than
>
>"ERROR: Get rid of this, you can not use it"

It isn't always clear what to do in these situtations:

<TITLE>This is the TITLE</TITLE>
<P><FOO><TITLE>What is this and what should a browser do with it?</TITLE></FOO>

 Paul Prescod


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