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RE: CSS Browsers

From: Braden N. McDaniel <braden@shadow.net>
Date: Sat, 19 Dec 1998 03:16:55 -0500
To: "Frank Boumphrey" <bckman@ix.netcom.com>, "Masayasu Ishikawa" <mimasa@w3.org>, <XavePlant@iname.com>
Cc: "html (w3)mailing list" <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001601be2b27$f10750e0$01000080@bonezero>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-html-request@w3.org [mailto:www-html-request@w3.org]On Behalf
> Of Frank Boumphrey
> Sent: Friday, December 18, 1998 11:06 AM
> To: Masayasu Ishikawa; XavePlant@iname.com
> Cc: html (w3)mailing list
> Subject: Re: CSS Browsers
> Although HTML 4.0 allows attributes to be unquoted, to be compliant with
> HTML as an application of XML, which is the upcoming standard,
> all values of
> attributes must be quoted. Also note that an empty element should have a
> trailing forward slash thus:
> <IMG Src="foo.jpg" ... />

That would need to be

	<img src="foo.jpg />

to be in accordance with the current working draft (requires that elements,
attributes be in lower case).

> To work in ensure no problems with legacy  browsers make sure thare is a
> space before the '/'.

Hm. Interesting point. I'm not sure that backward compatibility with non-XML
HTML won't be a lost cause.

> >>I wanted to know if one here has try the future NetScape 5?
> Is there any improvements in CSS handling?<<
> >From what I can see gecko (aka netscape 5) has almost 100% CSS1
> compliance.

Hm. What exactly constitutes "almost 100%"? No, please don't answer that.

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