Larry Masinter (
Tue, 1 Nov 94 21:53:58 EST

> It is hereby proposed that the IETF HTML working group adopt SDL as
> the basis for a future Web browser language (HDL) and work to define
> the additional features that would make HDL a workable standardized
> alternative (not a replacement) for HTML in future WWW browsers.

Maybe this is just semantic twaddle, but as I see it, the 'html
working group' was formed to deal with the fairly narrow issue of
'standardizing HTML', and doesn't really have the charter to take on
the larger issue of 'what should people use on the World-Wide Web for

Why aren't you better off just submitting text/hdl as a registered
MIME type, and urging people to use it?