Re: Internationalized CLASS attributes

David Perrell (davidp@earthlink.net)
Thu, 17 Oct 1996 20:30:10 -0700


Message-Id: <199610180333.UAA22996@iceland.it.earthlink.net>
From: "David Perrell" <davidp@earthlink.net>
To: <www-html@w3.org>, "Joe English" <joe@trystero.art.com>
Subject: Re: Internationalized CLASS attributes
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 1996 20:30:10 -0700

> While on drugs, I wrote:
> 
> >     The <span class="element">P</span> element denotes a paragraph.
> >
> > I would be most unhappy if the next release of MSIE turned it
> > into a hyperlink to "Potassium" in the Periodic Table because
> > some chemist wrote an RFC.
> 
> 
> ... and I expect that most chemists would be unhappy too,
> since Potassium is "K".  Make that "Phosphoros"...

I assumed you'd converted the Periodic Table to SGML and renamed the
elements to taste.