Re: Cougar DTD - I18N

Arnaud Le Hors (lehors@w3.org)
Mon, 05 May 1997 09:24:21 +0200


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Date: Mon, 05 May 1997 09:24:21 +0200
From: Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@w3.org>
To: Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet <galactus@htmlhelp.com>
CC: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Cougar DTD - I18N

Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet wrote:
> 
> In article <Pine.WNT.3.95.970504122941.-175567H-100000@hazel.w3.org>,
> Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, 3 May 1997, Arnoud Galactus Engelfriet wrote:
> > > Certainly. Then why are these attributes still present on elements
> > > like H1-H6, P and DIV? Adding the %just attributes for all block-
> > > level elements seems more consistent than adding them to just the
> > > elements that happen to be supported in the Big 2.
> >
> > The difference is that the align attribute is widely supported by
> > deployed browsers.
> 
> Why yes, but isn't "Cougar" supposed to be a draft with features
> that the W3C encourages browser vendors to implement, rather than
> a descriptive list of things that browsers support in May 1997?

I understand your point and share your feelings. But in this particular
case we don't want to lobby for this feature which should be considered
deprecated and best addressed through style sheets. The addition of
%just is only to cope with the deployed software and is therefore as
limited as possible.
-- 
Arnaud Le Hors - W3C, User Interface Domain - http://www.w3.org