Re: A suggested tag

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Sun, 13 Apr 1997 00:55:12 -0700 (PDT)


Date: Sun, 13 Apr 1997 00:55:12 -0700 (PDT)
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
To: WWW HTML List <www-html@w3.org>
Subject: Re: A suggested tag
In-Reply-To: <199704130428.XAA04870@inet.htcnet.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.SGI.3.95.970413004835.5748A-100000@shellx.best.com>

On Sat, 12 Apr 1997, Carl Morris wrote:
> I am not worried about words, what about long URL's?  Currently, the URL:
> 
> http://199.120.83.179/msftrncs/products/onefossil/onefos-s1-ss2.txt.html
> 
> is awfully long, wouldn't display well in a table, and hyphens can not be
> used...  I would like the ability to help the browser (or see browser
> authors implement some reliable automatic form) of wraping for such
> entries, such as:
> 
> http://199.120.83.179<OBR>/msftrncs/products<OBR>/onefossil/onefos-s1-ss2.tx
> t.html

It already exists:

   <NOBR>http://somewhere.com<WBR>/path/to/doc.html</NOBR>

Been around since Netscape 1.1, I believe.
Knock yourself out... ;)

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    Walter Ian Kaye <boo@best.com>     Programmer - Excel, AppleScript,
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