Re: The Final Word On HTML (fwd)

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Wed, 25 Sep 1996 20:30:00 -0700 (PDT)

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Subject: Re: The Final Word On HTML (fwd)
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 1996 20:30:00 -0700 (PDT)
From: MegaZone <>

Once upon a time Carl Morris shaped the electrons to say...
>Yea, write doom in basic for god sakes....  or java, or ...  be my
>guest... when you fail...  then tell me those are not languages...

HTML is not a programming language.

I want to see you write a simple if-else statement in HTML.  Hell, ANY
statement that consitutes a logical function.

HTML is a Markup Language, that's it.  Stop trying to use broken logic to
claim it is something else.  HTML does *NOTHING* programatically.  It marks
up content to give *clues* about how to display things.  The browser is 
the program, not the HTML.  Again, claiming HTML is a programming language
is the same as claiming the field delimiters in a database are a programming

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