W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-html@w3.org > January 1999

Re: Which mathematical operator is allowed in HTML

From: James Pritchard <pritchard.james@virgin.net>
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 17:36:03 -0000
Message-ID: <000201be4ae5$85efbd00$75c4fad4@pritch>
To: "Fredrik Danielsson" <fredrik.danielsson@telia.com>, "www html" <www-html@w3.org>
HTML is not a scripting language; it can't do any arithmetic. If you wish to
use mathematical operator to work out a value to be printed on your page you
need to use a scripting language like VBScript or JavaScript.

James Pritchard

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Fredrik Danielsson <fredrik.danielsson@telia.com>
    To: www html <www-html@w3.org>
    Date: Stardate : 9901.26 20:51
    Subject: Which mathematical operator is allowed in HTML

    It's really two simple questions:

    Which mathematical operator are allowed in HTML? and
    Is there any way to set numerical variables in HTML?

    Fredrik Danielsson
Received on Wednesday, 27 January 1999 12:43:27 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 7 January 2015 15:05:49 UTC