Re: HTML 3.2 PR (fwd)

Mike Meyer (mwm@contessa.phone.net)
Sun, 12 Jan 1997 23:56:15 PST


Subject:  Re: HTML 3.2 PR (fwd)
In-Reply-To: <199701130427.UAA17303@server.livingston.com>
From: mwm@contessa.phone.net (Mike Meyer)
To: www-html@www10.w3.org
Date: Sun, 12 Jan 1997 23:56:15 PST
Message-ID: <19970112.7779138.153A8@contessa.phone.net>

> >2. Provide a right justify capability without having to use a table
> 
> <DIV align=right>
> <P align=right>
> <H# align=right>
> 
> These are all in 3.2

And were in 3.0.

> >7. Allow users to substitute the bullet in <UL> by adding a =
> >specification <UL img src=3D3D"bullet.jpg"> rather than having to use =
> >the image command on every line.
> I would love to see this.

3.0 included this one (sans the "img" attribute, but otherwise
identical). There were browsers that implemented both of these
features when 3.0 was current.  Unfortunately, popular browsers chose
to implement proprietary tags instead of following existing
implemtations of the draft.  That they then marketed those led to
their being touted as features of "better" browsers, and people in
general swallowed this.

There are proposals for most of the concrete HTML suggestions. It's a
matter of getting browser implementors to actually put them in their
browsers.

	<mike