Re: New tags. (fwd) -Reply (fwd)

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Mon, 20 Jan 1997 06:06:48 -0800 (PST)

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Subject: Re: New tags. (fwd) -Reply (fwd)
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 1997 06:06:48 -0800 (PST)
From: MegaZone <>

Once upon a time Peter Flynn shaped the electrons to say...
>   <P INDENT> would be lovely.
>Already there: <P STYLE="text-indent:3cm">

yeah, I've been beat about the head for that one.  I need to reread the
style sheet docs, it has been a LONG time...

>   <TD> with bgcolor, alink, vlink, link, text and background I would cheer for.
>TD already has BGCOLOR and BACKGROUND. No reason not to add the rest.

Exactly.  But the W3C hasn't to date  - that's why I broght it up.

>   One of the things that annoys me is browsers supporting bgcolor in tables,
>   and background in some cases - BUT NOT BEING ABLE TO SET TEXT COLORS!
>Again: this is a browser issue -- keep it off this list. This is for
>HTML, not the bugs of browsers.

No, it is an HTML issue too.  Those tags are not legitimate for TD with
3.2 nor Cougar.

>   <LI SRC="fubar.gif"> would be widely applauded.
>Been in there for years.

Not in anything official.  The only thing it appeared in was the 3.0
proposal, which is dead.  I do not consider anything that was only in
3.0 'in there'.

3.0 had some nice things, it also had stuff I think was stupid.  I don't
consider 3.0 atall valid - and since neither does the W3C nor any major
browser maker, it doesn't make sense to.

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