Re: THEAD & TFOOT for columns

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Fri, 15 Aug 1997 09:35:30 -0700


Message-Id: <v03102806b01a35882a92@[205.149.180.135]>
In-Reply-To: <199708151515.QAA19624@imbolc.ucc.ie>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 1997 09:35:30 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: THEAD & TFOOT for columns

At 4:15p +0100 08/15/97, Peter Flynn wrote:
 > 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.

Then why is there <HR> instead of just <RULE>? ;-)

__________________________________________________________________________
  Walter Ian Kaye <boo_at_best*com>    Programmer - Excel, AppleScript,
          Mountain View, CA                         ProTERM, FoxPro, HTML
 http://www.natural-innovations.com/     Musician - Guitarist, Songwriter