Re: HTML4.0 draft: comments re: inclusion of frames (fwd)

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Wed, 10 Sep 1997 09:49:57 -0700


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Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 09:49:57 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: HTML4.0 draft: comments re: inclusion of frames (fwd)

At 12:13p -0400 09/10/97, Dave Raggett wrote:
 >
 > HTML 4.0 forms are also still rather weak as compared to 4GL
 > systems. For instance you can't provide a simple order entry
 > form with the capability to insert new rows into a list of
 > line items. People have done this using plugins or Java, but
 > this approach acts as a replacement for HTML forms, without
 > the declarative representation needed for rendering on a
 > wide range of browser devices and media.

Declarative representation? What does that mean, in English?
And isn't Java supposed to run on a wide range of browser
devices?

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