Message-Id: <199609040107.AA175329270@inet.dp.beckman.com> To: "Daniel W. Connolly" <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Has anyone constructed DTDs for MS IE 3.0 and/or latest Netscape?? In-Reply-To: Your message of "Tue, 03 Sep 1996 01:55:14 EDT." <199609030555.BAA22025@anansi.w3.org> Date: Tue, 03 Sep 1996 18:07:50 -0700 From: Matt Heffron <email@example.com> >In message <199608302237.AA273914629@inet.dp.beckman.com>, Matt Heffron writes >: >>I've looked on both companies' web sites and didn't find them, so >>I thought that someone on this list might have constructed one or >>the other DTD. (We're going to construct our own "intersection+" >>DTD defining what we want to consider as acceptable and then make >>our HTML developers validate against it. > >Actually, the HTML 3.2 DTD is supposed to fulfill this need. >Can you comment on how you found it lacking? Remembering that I asked for a DTD for MSIE 3.0 (and latest Netscape)... From the list of tags the MSIE 3.0 supports (http://www.microsoft.com/workshop/author/newhtml/htmlr017.htm), the following tags/tag-attribs are supported by MSIE3.0 but are not in HTML3.2 DTD Draft: Tuesday 13-Aug-96: Tag Attribute (my comments) ----------------------------------------------------------------- A TARGET AREA TARGET BASE TARGET BASEFONT BGSOUND BODY BGPROPERTIES BODY LEFTMARGIN BODY TOPMARGIN COL MS claims this is from HTML 3.2 COLGROUP MS claims this is from HTML 3.2 COMMENT (Maybe they mean <!-- ... --> ??) EMBED MS claims this is from HTML 2.0! FONT FACE FORM TARGET FRAME FRAMESET HR COLOR IFRAME IMG CONTROLS IMG DYNSRC IMG LOOP IMG START ISINDEX ACTION MARQUEE NOBR NOFRAMES OBJECT SCRIPT LANGUAGE MS claims this is from HTML 3.2 STYLE TABLE BACKGROUND TABLE BGCOLOR TABLE BORDERCOLOR TABLE BORDERCOLORDARK TABLE BORDERCOLORLIGHT TABLE FRAME MS claims this is from HTML 3.2 TABLE RULES MS claims this is from HTML 3.2 TBODY MS claims this is from HTML 3.2 TD BGCOLOR TD BORDERCOLOR TD BORDERCOLORDARK TD BORDERCOLORLIGHT TFOOT MS claims this is from HTML 3.2 TH BGCOLOR TH BORDERCOLOR TH BORDERCOLORDARK TH BORDERCOLORLIGHT THEAD MS claims this is from HTML 3.2 WBR (inclusion in the above list is not an endorsement of any particular tag. e.g. MARQUEE (yech!)) > >> (Finally, mgmt. support >>for requiring validation.)) > >Yes, we're finally winning the war. > >>PS. Is there a good overview of DTDs that provides a bit more info >>on construction (vs. just reading). Its one thing to be able to read >>one, another to be able to modify one. > >Well... I figure most folks learn to write by reading. So >here's a whole pile of DTDs.. > > http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/MarkUp/html-pubtext/ > >Submissions welcome. > >Dan -- Matt Heffron firstname.lastname@example.org Beckman Instruments, Inc. voice: (714) 961-3128 2500 N. Harbor Blvd. MS X-10, Fullerton, CA 92634-3100 I don't speak for Beckman Instruments (or CRFG) unless they say so.