Re: HTML should not be a file format, but an output format

Ingo Macherius (Ingo.Macherius@tu-clausthal.de)
Sun, 23 Mar 1997 18:42:56 +0100 (MET)


Message-Id: <199703231742.SAA00362@kneipfix.rz.tu-clausthal.de>
Subject: Re: HTML should not be a file format, but an output format
To: snowhare@netimages.com (Benjamin Franz)
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 1997 18:42:56 +0100 (MET)
Cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.3.95.970323034716.25656C-100000@ns.viet.net> from "Benjamin Franz" at Mar 23, 97 04:16:25 am
From: Ingo Macherius <Ingo.Macherius@tu-clausthal.de>

> Even more importantly - NO automated tool can deal with the experience
> gained knowledge of 'something that works in NS 2 and works in NS 3 and
> works in MSIE 3 and Lynx, but NS 4 rolls over and crys uncle *UNLESS* you
> do _this_'.

I see this as part of the problem, not as a solution. HTML is going the
way BASIC was going in the 80's. See where BASIC is now ...

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