Re: THEAD & TFOOT for columns

Peter Flynn (
15 Aug 1997 16:15:39 +0100

Date: 15 Aug 1997 16:15:39 +0100
From: Peter Flynn <>
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Cc: jft@Psychology.Nottingham.AC.UK,
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Subject: Re: THEAD & TFOOT for columns

Neil writes:
   I think it's a great idea.  More importantly however it points out 
   one fundamental flaw with HTML.  Nothing in the language was meant 
   for horizontal scrolling, you can look all over the place in the 
   language to find errors if horizontal scrolling is required.

   HTML as far as I can tell was designed for Portrait layout and 

You're barking up the wrong tree. HTML wan't designed to do any kind
of layout. That's a matter for browser and stylesheets. Nothing in
HTML prohibits or encourages either portrait or landscape designs.