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Re: Spyglass HTML Validator 1.0 Availability

From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@curia.ucc.ie>
Date: 19 Oct 1996 17:04:20 +0100
To: davidp@earthlink.net
Cc: fepotts@fepco.com, papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca, www-html@w3.org
Message-id: <199610191604.RAA17589@curia.ucc.ie>
   IMHO, the 'browser wars' have turned positive. Remember that Navigator
   is still the #1 browser, and Netscape's solution to every user request
   for more control of presentation has been a new HTML tag, often
   entirely inconsistent with previous tags and unnecessarily limited in

BTW does anyone know what the <entity> tag in the MSIE DTD is supposed
to be for?

   You crave full SGML. Could anyone hope for full SGML on a web-wide
   scale while the major UA supplier scoffs at DTDs?

Replace "scoffs at" with "doesn't understand"

Received on Saturday, 19 October 1996 12:02:23 UTC

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