Re: HTML Streaming

Peter Flynn (pflynn@imbolc.ucc.ie)
27 Aug 1997 00:43:23 +0100


Date: 27 Aug 1997 00:43:23 +0100
From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@imbolc.ucc.ie>
In-reply-to: <970825093814_-735687089@emout14.mail.aol.com> (Albertfine@aol.com)
To: Albertfine@aol.com
Cc: www-html@w3.org, anthony@pce.net
Message-id: <199708262343.AAA22323@imbolc.ucc.ie>
Subject: Re: HTML Streaming

Albert Fine writes:
   HTML is not just formated text. It can start programs, contain

HTML is hardly formatted text at all.

   programs etc.  an events tag could list the types of tags in a
   page, giving the browser a better idea of what to expect. So it

I think you need to go and read a few books on HTML and SGML first.
The HTML Document Type Definition (DTD) is precisely for doing this.
Please don't try to reinvent the wheel: it's not usually worth it.

///Peter