Re: The Netscape / Microsoft / Future Quagmire

F. E. Potts (fepotts@fepco.com)
Tue, 22 Oct 1996 11:49:52 -0600


Date: Tue, 22 Oct 1996 11:49:52 -0600
From: fepotts@fepco.com (F. E. Potts)
Message-Id: <96Oct22.115055mdt.18433@gw2.fepco.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: The Netscape / Microsoft / Future Quagmire

On Tue, 22 Oct 1996 10:58:13 -0600, Rick Maas wrote:
> Let's keep in mind Abigail that without the *corporate* sites You
> might not be having this little conversation about browsers/design.
> It's 1996 - you're either a leader or a laggard.  If you want your
> soothing default grey or white background, cool for you.  I don't
> think that is where the *web* is headed.  Heck, we might as well bag
> CSS while we're at it - it appears much too fancy and nobody wants to
> get the purists angry.

I doubt if "the purists" would be bothered much by CSS -- most of them
are very familiar with DTDs and SGML as it is.  And it is "the purists"
whose pages validate, not (in most cases) the commercial sites.

-fep (a bit of a "purist" himself)

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