Re: No generalized empty element in HTML

Arnoud (galactus@htmlhelp.com)
Sat, 02 Aug 1997 20:28:43 +0200


From: galactus@htmlhelp.com (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: No generalized empty element in HTML
Date: Sat, 02 Aug 1997 20:28:43 +0200
Message-ID: <bx34z4uYOhAD089yn@htmlhelp.com>

In article <3.0.3.32.19970801190818.00b38ce0@emf.net>,
"E. Stephen Mack" <estephen@emf.net> 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">).

This is an extremely bad idea, because people will be Greatly
Confused with this use of this element. 

(There are people who think UL is the indent command, and TABLE
stands for "page grid", but let's not get into that now..)

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