Re: HTML Streaming

jptxs (jptxs@idt.net)
Mon, 25 Aug 1997 13:18:36 -0400


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Date: Mon, 25 Aug 1997 13:18:36 -0400
To: www-html@w3.org
From: jptxs <jptxs@idt.net>
Subject: RE: HTML Streaming

At 12:54 PM 8/25/97 -0400, you wrote:
>No, I am just saying that any HTML coder knows that you don't need 
>the head or body tag. I did consider the idea of deleting unessential tags. 

You are reffering to the world of graphical browsers only. Some browsers,
text-only, audio, brail, and others (even some older graphical ones), do
require these tags.  so you've legacy problems.

not to mention that the new standards (HTML4.0, the DOM, and CSS--and soon
XML) are all pushing for _more_ desciption of the HTML document, not less.


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