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Re: WWW: Interoperability Crisis?

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2001 18:41:32 -0600
To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>, <www-talk@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B68F8C5B.209ED%aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Sean B. Palmer <sean@mysterylights.com> wrote:

> Summary: The WWW is turning into "TimBL's nightmare" requiring different
> pages for different browsers, due to a total lack of Web interoperability.

The problem I have with HTML is: what is it?

What problem does it try to solve? What subset of documents should it be
used for?

Clearly HTML cannot do all things. Right now it is meant to be used as a
display medium which it certainly is not.

So, please tell me, what is HTML?

[ Aaron Swartz | me@aaronsw.com | http://www.aaronsw.com ]
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