Re: The Final Word On HTML (fwd)

MegaZone (megazone@livingston.com)
Wed, 25 Sep 1996 22:15:47 -0700 (PDT)


Message-Id: <199609260515.WAA14076@server.livingston.com>
Subject: Re: The Final Word On HTML (fwd)
To: www-html@w3.org
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 1996 22:15:47 -0700 (PDT)
From: MegaZone <megazone@livingston.com>

Once upon a time Carl Morris shaped the electrons to say...
><OBJECT DATA="hello.png" TYPE="image/png">
>	<OBJECT DATA="hello.gif" TYPE="image/gif">
>		<P>Damn I tried to get you a graphic but my if-then construct says
>that if you don't support GIF or PNG I'll send you this text
>instead.</P>
>	</OBJECT>
></OBJECT>

It is still completely up to the browser to handle this.  This is like the
user input to a program, not the program itself.

Or, using the DB metaphor again, each level is like a DB entry, the browser
works along the entries until it finds one it can do.

This is DATA not programatic content.

HTML provides DATA that programs can process.

-MZ
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