Re: Nonstandard HTML

Subject: Re: Nonstandard HTML
From: "Dennis Hays/The Burden Lake Group, Ltd." <dlhays -at- IX -dot- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 1996 18:32:46 -0400

At 02:44 PM 04/19/96 -0700, David Blyth wrote:
<snip>
>If yes, then we need to be in favor of higher formatting tools
>past HTML 3.0 up to and including Adobe Acrobat. If no, then
>why not do all of our technical communication via e-mail? If
>there's a scale, then what is that scale and where does it end?

In "Infoworld" April 15th, there's an article titled "Style Sheets to Ensure
HTML Interoperability" and subheaded, "Consortium Calls for Standard Tags."
(Page 6)

In the article, it says that industry leaders have backed a proposal for a
common set of HTML commands to control the look of web pages. Members of the
World Wide Web Consortium, including Microsoft, Netscape, AOL, and
Compuserve are jointly releasing a document for a proposal called Cascading
Style Sheets.

So, it seems the industry leader are in agreement with David and a lot of
others. Evidently, there's a move afoot to set some kind of standard which
will allow us to develop compatible web pages.


Dennis Hays, The Burden Lake Group, Ltd.
Voice: 518/477-6388 Fax: 518/477-5006
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