Re: BUTTON element

Steve Cheng (
Thu, 17 Jul 1997 14:56:22 -0400 (EDT)

Date: Thu, 17 Jul 1997 14:56:22 -0400 (EDT)
From: Steve Cheng <>
To: "Chris Wilson (PSD)" <>
cc: "'Lee Daniel Crocker'" <>,,
Subject: RE: BUTTON element
In-Reply-To: <>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.970717145405.308B-100000@elmert>

On Thu, 17 Jul 1997, Chris Wilson (PSD) wrote:

> Actually, the point of the BUTTON tag is to allow rich content (e.g.,
> images and marked-up text) in a button - which INPUT is incapable of,
> since it is not a container.

True, but the element should not be named "BUTTON" or after any visual
element. I propose a DIV like element, but it can be included in a form and

Steve Cheng