Re: proposal for a new html tag

On Wed, 22 Mar 1995, Liam Relihan wrote:

> If we are only interested in folding as a means to allow readers to skim 
> through text and selectively reveal interesting bits, then this just 
> requires a new tag in HTML and browsers that will fold/unfold text in 
> response to this tag. 
> Aside: Should a recursive fold be allowed ?
> However, if we are interested in folding as a means to reduce network 
> traffic, then things get somewhat more complex as has already been 
> suggested by others.
I think folding provides a nice intersection between two objectives ...
that of helping the user cope with information AND by helping the user
implicitly request less information up front reduce/manage network
traffic.  Serving the user and network with the same feature!

Dave Morris

Received on Wednesday, 22 March 1995 22:37:56 UTC