Re: HTML 4.0 draft available

Jordan Reiter (
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 01:48:54 -0400

Date: Thu, 10 Jul 1997 01:48:54 -0400
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To: Paul Prescod <>, jptxs <>
From: Jordan Reiter <>
Subject: Re: HTML 4.0 draft available
Cc: Scott Matthewman <>,,, Steven Champeon <>

At 4:11 PM -0000 7/9/97, Paul Prescod wrote:
>Anyhow, it isn't clear yet that we need an HTML 5.0. If everything that
>HTML does becomes available from XML then people can just use HTML
>4.0-like DTDs until they reach their limits at which point they can
>extend them in whatever way they feel appropriate. The "browser feature
>wars" can shift from the markup to stylesheets and "scripting
>Netscape bought into XML when they "realized" that it wasn't a
>competitor to HTML, but they didn't make clear what would be the problem
>if it made HTML-as-we-know-it (i.e. non-eXtensible HTML) obsolete.
I've been hearing a lot about XML, but I don't know a lot about it.  Can
anyone point me to some good resources?

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