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FW: IE4.0 and W3C Standards

From: Scott Isaacs <scotti@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 1997 18:38:14 -0800
Message-ID: <4175E9758584CF11927E00805F68ACFA0248F620@RED-99-MSG>
To: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>, "'www-talk@w3.org'" <www-talk@w3.org>

> An article was recently written by CRN (Computer Reseller News) that
> incorrectly stated that Microsoft is working on a proprietary superset
> of HTML 3.2 that will ship in Internet Explorer 4.0. This article is
> WRONG.  Microsoft is NOT defining any new HTML or CSS features that
> are not being discussed in coordination with the W3C. Dynamic HTML is
> a cross-platform object model available to scripts that accurately
> represents a HTML and CSS document according to those standards.  The
> API used by Dynamic HTML is being reviewed and discussed within the
> document object model working group of the W3C.  
> 
> All new features being introduced in Internet Explorer 4.0 are under
> discussion with the W3C. Dynamic HTML is Microsoft's IMPLEMENTATION of
> W3C's emerging work.  For example, Internet Explorer 4.0 will support
> the recently released forms working draft and CSS Positioning working
> draft. 
> 
> I am Microsoft's representative on the HTML, CSS, and Document Object
> Model working groups.
> 
> Scott Isaacs
> scotti@microsoft.com
> 
Received on Tuesday, 4 March 1997 21:38:55 GMT

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