Re: List of changes in Nov.7 draft from Sept. 17 version (fwd)

Steve Cheng (elmert@ipoline.com)
Thu, 13 Nov 1997 20:55:01 -0500 (EST)


Date: Thu, 13 Nov 1997 20:55:01 -0500 (EST)
From: Steve Cheng <elmert@ipoline.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <199711140053.QAA10591@server.livingston.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.971113205059.266B-100000@elmert>
Subject: Re: List of changes in Nov.7 draft from Sept. 17 version (fwd)

On Thu, 13 Nov 1997, MegaZone wrote:

> >IE 4.0 supports the elements INS and DEL. Why not use them in the next draft
> >or PR so that all changes can be easily spotted?
> 
> Because it would confuse people not using IE4 - ie, the majority.

In other words, backward-compatibility is sorely lacking in these two
elements, ensuring that they will not be used until a long time later.

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Steve Cheng     elmert@ipoline.com     <http://home.ipoline.com/~elmert/>