Re: HTML4: table background=

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Sat, 06 Dec 1997 11:58:33 -0500


Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19971206115833.00973200@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Sat, 06 Dec 1997 11:58:33 -0500
To: Egor Egorov <egor@fastware.kiev.ua>, www-html@w3.org
From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.3.96.971206145026.8874B-100000@fastware.kiev.ua>
Subject: Re: HTML4: table background=

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At 02:51 PM 06/12/97 +0000, Egor Egorov wrote:
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>I saw one pretty good extension for table's in MSIE and netscape =
>background= works in tables! 
>
>table border=0 background="crater.gif"
>
>Why not implement it as a part of standard? It's a real must for some
>publishing people. 

Presentational features are generally better suited to style sheets.  
Cascading Style Sheets [1] offer a 'background' property [2] on all 
elements, not just tables.

[1] http://www.w3.org/Style/css/
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS1#background

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