Re: HTML 4.0 draft available

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 06:42:49 -0700


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Date: Thu, 10 Jul 1997 06:42:49 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: HTML 4.0 draft available

At 6:34p -0700 07/09/97, E. Stephen Mack wrote:
 >
 > 6. In "The global structure of an HTML document" (global.html),
 >    the "Element identifiers: the id and class attributes" section
 >    includes the following example:
 >
 > -----8<-----excerpt-----8<-----
 > <HEAD>
 > <STYLE
 > PRE.example { background : green }
 > </STYLE
 > </HEAD>
 > <BODY>
 > <PRE class="example" id="example-1">
 > ...example code here...
 > </PRE>
 > </BODY>
 >
 > By setting the id attribute for this example, we can (1) create
 > a hyperlink to it and (2) override class style information with
 > instance style information.
 > -----8<-----end-excerpt-----8<-----
 >
 > There are three issues I have with this example:
 >
 > A. The required TITLE element is missing from the HEAD section.


And it is also missing from an actual document's head:

   <http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-html40/contents.html>

This "HTML" page has no <TITLE>! Can you say "oops"? I thought you could. <G>

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