Re: Where are my MARGINs?

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Mon, 09 Mar 1998 19:48:18 -0500


Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19980309194818.0096aba0@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Mon, 09 Mar 1998 19:48:18 -0500
To: "Steven Lawrance" <lawranc5@airmail.net>, <www-html@w3.org>
From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
In-Reply-To: <001101bd4bb5$bcc7b3d0$020110b0@pentium>
Subject: Re: Where are my MARGINs?

At 05:47 PM 09/03/98 -0600, Steven Lawrance wrote:
>We
>need a standard margin tag for the body  section...

No we don't.  Margins are handled more efficiently and with greater
flexibility by style sheets [1].

>Plugins are not my
>favorite way of implementing this  feature that is already implemented in
>IE with the nonstandard BGSOUND  tag.

That's why OBJECT [2] is in HTML 4.0 [3].

[1] http://www.w3.org/Style/
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/objects.html#edef-OBJECT
[3] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/

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Liam Quinn
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