Re: Deprecation in HTML 4.0

Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor (
Fri, 11 Jul 1997 10:45:13 -0400 (EDT)

Date: Fri, 11 Jul 1997 10:45:13 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" <>
To: "Chapman, Hass" <>
Subject: RE: Deprecation in HTML 4.0
In-Reply-To: <>
Message-ID: <>

On Fri, 11 Jul 1997, Chapman, Hass wrote:

>  ----------
> >From: "Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor" (reply to: 
> >
> >This sounds like very good reasoning to me, but I get the impression that
> >some elements are not being deprecated because they are ``popular''.
> >(e.g. IMG, B, I, TT, <A NAME="foo">)  This seems like a very silly reason
> >not to deprecate elements (or attributes).  The specs wouldn't force
> >authors not to use theses elements.  It is a suggestion.  I think most
> >people here would agree that the above list of elements (and attributes)
> >shouldn't be used in pure HTML 4.0. (HTML 4.0 strict?)
> Why shouldn't IMG be used?

IMG shouldn't be used because, like APPLET, it has been replaced by the
OBJECT element.

Russell O'Connor            |    
"And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message"
-- Anindita Dutta, "The Paradox of Truth, the Truth of Entropy"