Re: What ever happened to <person>, <abbrev> etc. tags

Arnoud (galactus@htmlhelp.com)
Sun, 13 Apr 1997 14:46:14 +0200


From: galactus@htmlhelp.com (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: What ever happened to <person>, <abbrev> etc. tags
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 1997 14:46:14 +0200
Message-ID: <WWNUz4uYOFoQ089yn@htmlhelp.com>

In article <199704130734.DAA13692@fnx.com>,
abigail@fnx.com (Abigail) wrote:
> I think 2.3 would have been a much better number. 

Certainly. But the marketing guys wouldn't have accepted that. "We
already do advanced HTML 3.0 things (like frames!), so why would we
advertise that we support oldfashioned stuff?"

> BTW, you can still use <person>, <abbrev>, <acronym>. It degrades
> gracefully on non-HTML 3.0 browsers.

But doesn't validate. :-(

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