Re: TABLE in PRE, why not?

Peter Flynn (
24 Sep 1997 10:20:57 +0100

Date: 24 Sep 1997 10:20:57 +0100
From: Peter Flynn <>
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Subject: Re: TABLE in PRE, why not?

Holger schreibt:
   Would it be a bad idea to have
	   (TABLE | (%inline;)*)
   instead of just (%inline;)* as the content of PRE? This would

Be careful with TABLE for non-tabular information: because browsers
have to receive the whole table before formatting it, it can slow down
the viewing significantly. Every 10 seconds more the users have to
wait, you lose 10% of your readership, I'm told.