Re: No generalized empty element in HTML

Paul Prescod (papresco@technologist.com)
Sat, 02 Aug 1997 10:43:45 -0400


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Date: Sat, 02 Aug 1997 10:43:45 -0400
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@technologist.com>
To: "E. Stephen Mack" <estephen@emf.net>
CC: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: No generalized empty element in HTML

E. Stephen Mack wrote:
> Perhaps BASEFONT could be revived as a place for the things
> that Lars Eighner mentions, such as style sheet declarations
> and target for links (using <BASEFONT ID="foo1">).


I think it would be bad news to have an element of <BASEFONT> with the
semantics you describe. It sounds confusing to me.

 Paul Prescod