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Re: Silly question

From: Christian Smith <csmith@barebones.com>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 07:03:58 -0400
To: rh@nationalfinder.com
cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010531070400-b01010702-60dd7bf1-0910-010c@>
On 5/30/01 at 1:48 PM, rh@nationalfinder.com (Roger Harris) wrote:

> >Is the "Marquee" tag a real HTML tag?  
> Whether it is a real HTML tag or not depends upon the opinion of the
> HTML Police.

Hardly. HTML is a language with a specification (several in fact). None
of the specifications include this tag. Therefor it is not an HTML tag.
Likewise, any document which contains this in the context of a tag is
not a valid HTML document.

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