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RE: <U> Deprecated

From: Barry van Oven <bvoven@baan.nl>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 15:47:53 +0200
Message-ID: <ECC8D8536DF7D211AB8400805F191C1D0E118B@ex-nld-u1.baan.com>
To: "'Jason Weigle'" <soilsrus@yahoo.com>, Steven Pemberton <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>, David Shaw <davids@nwi.net>
Cc: "'www-style'" <www-style@w3.org>
Jason Weigle wrote:
>>If I could just comment about something that Steven
>>wrote. Be wary when using <span> to delineate sections
>>to apply style to. <span> is a Netscape origninated
>>tag, designed specifically for use in stylesheets and
>>such. To my knowledge(and please correct me if I'm
>>wrong), Internet Explorer's rendering of this tag is
>>limited, if not non-existent.

Uuhhh... most of my sites and assignments are composed of <span>. These
sites are usually IE4 only and I have had no problems whatsoever. Are you by
any chance confusing <span> with <layer>?

Moreover, I believe Netscape has a faulty implementation concerning both
<span> and <div>...

Correct me if I am wrong!
Received on Tuesday, 20 July 1999 09:49:14 UTC

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