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Re: <IMAGE>? <TT> == <I>? toHell(NS)

From: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 1996 12:06:57 -0800
Message-Id: <199610292009.MAA18750@austria.it.earthlink.net>
To: "Scott E. Preece" <preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com>
Cc: <www-html@w3.org>
Scott E. Preece wrote:
> Similarly, I believe your example in the second paragraph to be
totally
> broken - non-nesting tags simply aren't allowed, ever, and all the
> browser can do is try to guess what you really meant.

Broken or no, the sequence is clear and guessing is unwarranted. I was
pleased to find that IE rendered this -- IMO -- logically.

> You description of NSN's behavior doesn't match what it does for me
(NSN
> 3.01 Gold on AIX) - for me it shows the part from <I> to <TT> in
italic
> proportional, the part from <TT> to </I> in italic monospaced, and
the
> part from </I> to </TT> in italic proportional.

I'm using 3.0 on W95. I suppose it's logical that on platforms with
different personalities NSN will guess differently. :)

David Perrell
Received on Tuesday, 29 October 1996 15:20:04 UTC

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