Re: CAPTION element for OBJECT?

Chapman, Hass (
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 14:27 +0200

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Date: Thu, 10 Jul 1997 14:27 +0200
From: (Chapman, Hass)
Subject: Re: CAPTION element for OBJECT?

>From: Jim Wise

>> Suggestion: replace "abuse" with "are forced to resort to using".

Or replace "abuse" with "have ingeneously come up with - e.g. using TABLES=20
to control layout (prior to CSS).

>Nonsense.  No one is forcing you to misuse HTML.

What is misuse? Using HTML in ways that were not the intention of those that=20=

formulated the DTD can be very useful and productive e.g. use of TABLES=20

> If you want pixel
>level control and graphical consistency, use a graphical format such as
>TIFF or PDF.  If you want platform independece and logical markup, use
>HTML.  If you want HTML with some level of control of visual rendering,
>use HTML with CSS.

Problem: Not everyone uses a browser that is CSS enabled.

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