Re: HTML 3.2 PR: Please add CLASS attribute!
Sat, 23 Nov 1996 19:11:48 -0500

Message-Id: <>
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 1996 19:11:48 -0500
To: "Carl Morris" <>, "WWW HTML List" <>
Subject: Re: HTML 3.2 PR: Please add CLASS attribute!

At 05:51 PM 11/23/96 -0600, Carl Morris wrote:
>HTML is extensible, adding a new tag today does not delete the browser
>of yesterday, you just don't get 100% expected results, DUH!  

"HTML" which is a family of languages, could be construed to be extensible,
but any particular HTML version: HTML 3.2, Netscape 2.0 HTML, HTML 2.0, ISO
HTML, HTML Pro, etc., is *not* extensible.

>Lets face
>it, HTML 3.2 won't work then until every browser is 3.2 compliant, and
>there are many a browser that has not been updated in years now.

HTML 3.2 "worked" as soon as it was created and installed on a validator's
hard drive.

 Paul Prescod
Boycott Shell Oil worldwide!    

"Shell is here on trial and it is as well that it is represented by counsel
said to be holding a watching brief."..."The ecological war that the Company
has waged in the Delta will be called to question sooner than later." -Ken
Saro-Wiwa to the tribunal that later executed him.