Re: HTML Streaming

Albertfine@aol.com
Mon, 25 Aug 1997 09:41:31 -0400 (EDT)


From: Albertfine@aol.com
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 1997 09:41:31 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <970825094120_144026193@emout08.mail.aol.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
cc: wlkngowl@unix.asb.com
Subject: Re: HTML Streaming

wlkngowl@unix.asb.com (Rob) wrote:

>> Tags can be in a variety places in a HTML file and still be displayed in
the 
>> same way by the browser. For example, the title tag, the first thing you
see,
>> can be placed at the end of the HTML file. I would like to see the 
>
>It shouldn't be. It should always be inside the HEAD element. Just 
>because (your) browser can make sense of bad HTML, doesn't mean every 
>other browser will.

The head and body tags are only organizational. Any browser would show the 
title correctly if it were placed at the end of the HTML file.

>> development of a standard that organizes tags into a streamable HTML file.

>> The compiled HTML file would allow the browser to view the HTML file as it
is
>> downloaded. For example, the title tag would be placed first. My streaming

>
>Some browsers already do that. That has nothing to do with the 
>HTML standard but the software and operating system you are using.

Browsers do not reorganize tags. The protocols that I am considering would 
be used by HTML editors.

Albert Fine