Re: The Final Word On HTML (fwd)

MegaZone (
Wed, 25 Sep 1996 22:15:47 -0700 (PDT)

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Subject: Re: The Final Word On HTML (fwd)
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 1996 22:15:47 -0700 (PDT)
From: MegaZone <>

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

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.

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