Re: HTML Streaming

Albertfine@aol.com
Mon, 25 Aug 1997 20:49:02 -0400 (EDT)


From: Albertfine@aol.com
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 1997 20:49:02 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <970825204706_331663670@emout05.mail.aol.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
cc: jptxs@idt.net
Subject: RE: HTML Streaming

jptxs@idt.net (jptxs) wrote:

>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.

Many pages do not use the head or body tag. It is the HTML coder choice to 
write degradable HTML or not.

>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.

The idea of a deleting unessential tags came from XML. Go to 
http://www.ucc.ie/xml/#FAQ-DTD to see what I mean.

Albert Fine