Re: HTML 2.0 specification

Daniel W. Connolly (
Fri, 2 Sep 94 15:02:58 EDT

David: I forwarded your message to html-wg. Hope you don't mind.
Bill: I don't think David is on html-wg; hence he didn't get
your reply.

In message <m0qgdlC-00001MC@monolith>, writes:
>David C. Martin writes:
>> We have implemented several features from HTML+ that we would like to
>> discuss having in the HTML 2.0 specification. Specifically, we have
>> implemented the EMBED, GROUP and LINK elements.
>> Please let me know how we can participate in the discussion.
> The emacs browser has had the EMBED and LINK tags for quite a while. The
>LINK tag is in the HTML 2.0 spec. It would be nice if the EMBED tag would
>be included. The way I implemented it (ala an older HTML+ spec way back in
>'93) is as follows:
><embed TYPE="somecontent/type">
>data of somecontent/type
>no wrapping/formatting
>should be done at all
> Something I added that wasn't in the HTML+ spec at the time was to add a
>SRC attribute similar to the <IMG> tag, so
><embed TYPE="somecontent/type" SRC="someurl">
>with no closing tag.
>-Bill P.