Event handler proliferation

I'd like to make another call for a generic 'script' attribute for most
tags, if not all.

I'm editing a new HTML book at we've documented *23* event handlers in
NS and MSIE **in addition to** those officially in HTML 4.0.

Most of them are in MSIE 4.0, a lot to do with data binding.  18 are IE4
only, 2 are N4 only, and 3 are in both.

Continuously adding event handlers to the HTML spec does not seem like a
good idea.  But it could be avoided if a generic script container were
implemented so all future event handlers would simply be content to the

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Received on Wednesday, 24 September 1997 19:45:11 UTC