Re: How prescriptive can/should we be? [Was: DL content model ]

Peter Flynn (
Thu, 17 Nov 94 05:59:04 EST

> I see PRE as "honor spaces and line breaks." This has nothing to do
> with fonts.


> An attribute could be added to the PRE element, lets call it SPACING
> for sake of discussion (even though it is probably not the right
> term). Here's a sample SGML declaration for it:
> <!ATTLIST PRE SPACING (fixed|proportional|default) default>

I think this would confuse the average user.

Surely you mean:
> <PRE>
> There once was a man from Nantucket
> <img src="">
> </PRE>