Re: Body start tag.

Benjamin Franz (snowhare@netimages.com)
Wed, 16 Jul 1997 06:27:49 -0700 (PDT)


Date: Wed, 16 Jul 1997 06:27:49 -0700 (PDT)
From: Benjamin Franz <snowhare@netimages.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Body start tag.
In-Reply-To: <v02140b03aff25c55e6af@[194.66.172.10]>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.970716061719.3271B-100000@ns.viet.net>

On Wed, 16 Jul 1997, James Berriman wrote:

> At 08:26 16/7/97, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
> >Y'know, HTML is one of the few things which are given a body tag while
> >still alive...
> 
> Just like a baby in hospital.
> 
> Other indicative factors:
> 
> *it's a labour of love
> *long gestation period
> *suffers from teething problems

You forgot,

* Everyone thinks it is *SO* cute.
* In spite of it being cute, it is apt to make messes 
  in your lap unexpectedly.
* Everyone agrees it looks like its parents, but there
  is some question as to who those parents are.
* There are lots of instruction manuals, none of which
  seem to match the actual item's behavior.

> HTML == baby.
> 
> QED
> 
> ( :-])  James

>;-)

-- 
Benjamin Franz