Re: Usage of Fig

Jonathan L Neuenschwander (
Tue, 10 Sep 1996 09:41:31 -0500 (EST)

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From: Jonathan L Neuenschwander <>
Subject: Re: Usage of Fig
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 1996 09:41:31 -0500 (EST)
In-Reply-To: <> from "Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet" at Sep 6, 96 09:40:42 pm

> Stuart Young <> wrote:
> > Can Fig be used to insert text from another source (eg: http or ftp or 
> > ...) into a current html?
> FIG was from HTML 3.0, and is considered dead. The Cougar draft[0]
> has the OBJECT tag which should be able to do the same as FIG, and
> more.
Stuart mentioned that his question re: FIG stemmed from something he read
in a book on HTML.

When are publishers going to stop putting out books on HTML 3.0?!?  It's 
amazing, 3.0 went belly-up a *year* ago, and yet I keep seeing *new* books
on it!  I saw one from The Waite Group last night, for crying out loud!  So
people who don't know its a corpse go and buy these bound volumes of 

Sorry, I had to get that out of my system.  Guess my nerves are still a 
bit on edge from Hurricane Fran.  :-P

Jonathan  _/ _/       _/    _/   And it would of worked
    QUESTION AUTHORITY --     _/ _/       _/_/  _/  if it hadn't been for
  And the authorities        _/ _/       _/  _/_/  those meddling kids and
will question you.    _/_/_/_/ _/_/_/_/ _/    _/  their stupid dog