Re: HTML 3.2 PR: Please add CLASS attribute!

papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Sat, 23 Nov 1996 11:03:10 -0500


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Date: Sat, 23 Nov 1996 11:03:10 -0500
To: "Carl Morris" <msftrncs@htcnet.com>, <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>,
From: papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Subject: Re: HTML 3.2 PR: Please add CLASS attribute!

At 06:49 PM 11/22/96 -0600, Carl Morris wrote:
>In this case it is, the DTD describes TITLE... its illegal, even in
>FOO, its the idea that I even used FOO I don't want to be "errored" at
>...  Warned maybe, but every validation service I have used desires to
>call them "ERROR!"

That's because they are validating according the HTML specification. Because
HTML is *not* designed to be extensible, the validator is doing the right
thing. You cannot really violate the HTML standard and then complain that an
HTML validator points that out.

If you want extensible markup, you should encourage your browser vendor to
support XML.

 Paul Prescod
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