Re: HTML 4.0 draft available

Jim Wise (jimw@numenor.turner.com)
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 02:42:12 -0400 (EDT)


Date: Thu, 10 Jul 1997 02:42:12 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: HTML 4.0 draft available
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Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.96.970710024017.25088D-100000@numenor.turner.com>
To: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
From: Jim Wise <jimw@numenor.turner.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org

On Wed, 9 Jul 1997, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:

> I often use TT for inline filenames/extensions, such as:
> 
>   BinHex (<TT>.hqx</TT>) files and StuffIt (<TT>.sit</TT>) files...
> 
> I do this to ensure legibility regardless of what font the user has
> chosen for regular body text.

It would be more correct to use <KBD>, <CODE>, <SAMP>, or <VAR> here,
depending on your context.  Again, the point being that any of these
give the browser more information as to your intentions than simply
specifying a typeface does.

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				Jim Wise
				jim.wise@turner.com