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Re: Missing tags

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 1999 09:55:50 -0500
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To: Raffaele Sena <raff@nuvomedia.com>, www-lib <www-lib@w3.org>
At 11:53 1/21/99 -0800, Raffaele Sena wrote:
>I found the current HTMLPDTD.* files are missing a few basic tags for
>no apparent reasons (i.e. the AREA tag is there, but not the MAP tag).
>Also, the <B> tag should have the generic list of attributes, as the <I>
>Here are a few changes (added BIG,DIV,MAP,SMALL,SPAN).

Great - I have committed your patches - see


>Also, I'm playing with the HTML parser. I like a lot the new modular
>interface, but I find there are a few things missing in order to make
>it really usable (for example, if I don't update the HTMLPDTD object,
>the only thing I get for unhandled tag is the tag name, with no

Yes, I think that would be a great addition.

>Also, it would be nice to have some callbacks on the
>entities, or the possibility to install my own entities). Is there
>anybody working on this kind of stuff ?

You mean callbacks on known entities as well as unknown entities?

Henrik Frystyk Nielsen,
World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Friday, 22 January 1999 09:55:53 UTC

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