Re: TABLE in PRE, why not?

Peter Flynn (pflynn@imbolc.ucc.ie)
24 Sep 1997 10:20:57 +0100


Date: 24 Sep 1997 10:20:57 +0100
From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@imbolc.ucc.ie>
In-reply-to: <199709231646.AA15682@jupiter.ph-cip.Uni-Koeln.DE>
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-id: <199709240920.KAA19283@imbolc.ucc.ie>
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.

///Peter