Re: More Microsoft abominations (was RE: Style Sheet Support)

Benjamin Franz (snowhare@netimages.com)
Sat, 9 Aug 1997 05:17:52 -0700 (PDT)


Date: Sat, 9 Aug 1997 05:17:52 -0700 (PDT)
From: Benjamin Franz <snowhare@netimages.com>
To: Richard Irving <ricci@azstarnet.com>
cc: "Chris Wilson (PSD)" <cwilso@microsoft.com>, www-html@w3.org,
In-Reply-To: <199708090411.VAA26824@mailhost.azstarnet.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.970809045204.5948A-100000@ns.viet.net>
Subject: Re: More Microsoft abominations (was RE: Style Sheet Support)

On Fri, 8 Aug 1997, Richard Irving wrote:

>  They're being used for the trademark symbol (tm) -- if they were to use
> &trade; (as suggested) the symbol would not show up in a Netscape browser
> (all the way through 4.02).   It would simply show the &trade; characters.
> I would say this qualifies as a Netscape abomination!
> 
> So how would you suggest this problem be worked around, because I'm faced
> with it myself.

<sup><small>(tm)</small></sup> or <img src="tm.gif" alt="&trade;"> or even
&#8482; (you _may_ need to throw in a META declaration of the charset to
be UTF-8 - <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" value="text/html; charset=UTF-8">).
*ALL* of these work with both NS4.01 and MSIE4.0pr2.

--
Benjamin Franz