Date: Thu, 10 Jul 1997 10:48:42 -0400 (EDT) From: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Re: HTML 4.0 draft available In-Reply-To: <199707101406.KAA22068@unix.asb.com> Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.95q.970710104359.10095Cfirstname.lastname@example.org> On Thu, 10 Jul 1997, Rob wrote: > Ok, so what about a <FILENAME> or <URL> element? That would be > *very* useful IMO, since many authors (myself included) are using > <TT> or <I> at the moment. <snip> > (Yes, StyleSheets are perfect for this, but not everyone uses a > browser that supports them; looking at my logs I can see plenty of > people are Using Netscape 2.0 and 3.0 and MSIE 2.0 and even Mosaic > and Lynx) To support <FILENAME> new browsers will have to be made. To support CSS, nw browers have to be made. It would be pointless to create a <FILENAME> element because if browers supported this, then they would also support <SPAN CLASS=Filename>, which is a better solution. -- Russell O'Connor | email@example.com <http://www.undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca/%7Eroconnor/> "And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message" -- Anindita Dutta, "The Paradox of Truth, the Truth of Entropy"