Re: pages

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Sun, 1 Jun 1997 11:54:22 -0500


Message-Id: <199706011554.LAA29022@watserv3.uwaterloo.ca>
From: "Liam Quinn" <liam@htmlhelp.com>
To: Erik Aronesty <earonesty@montgomery.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Jun 1997 11:54:22 -0500
Subject: Re: pages
CC: www-talk@w3.org, www-html@w3.org
In-reply-to: <c=US%a=_%p=Montgomery%l=NY-PB-EXCH-1-970601061124Z-622@sf-exch-2.montgomery.com>

On 31 May 97 at 23:11, Erik Aronesty wrote:

> The concept of "pages" and "paged output" is an important one in 
> 	human understanding of readable content.
> 
> Currently HTML is a "scrolling" medium without pages.
> 
> Pages that are defined by browsers are arbitrary...and never take into
> account the fact that
> 	we like to see major headings on "their own page" (without the previous
> section's 
> 	text visible on the screen).
[snip]
> Has there been any work done in this area?

See <http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/WD-print>.

Liam Quinn
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