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RE: UI WD (compliant browser)

From: Jelks Cabaniss <jelks@jelks.nu>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2000 20:37:49 -0500
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NBBBICMNIPCICMKJECCBKEGEDGAA.jelks@jelks.nu>
Tantek Çelik wrote:

> >> The long honored tradition of accepting liberally authored markup
> >> (what some so affectionately call "Tag Soup") dates back to at
> >> least Mosaic.
> >
> > Long honored?
> >
> > Tag Soup was the single largest factor behind moving ahead with
> > something that did *not* tolerate "liberally authored markup" -- XML.
>
> Sorry, I thought I was being pretty clearly sarcastic, I mean, "long honored
> tradition"?  ;-)  Ok, I'll work on my hyperbole...

OK, no *I'm* sorry -- I understood you to be invoking "long honored tradition"
as justification for MS's initial implementation of "liberal" CSS parsing.


/Jelks
Received on Monday, 21 February 2000 20:40:39 GMT

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