Re: Hierarchy support in HTML [Was: Tables: what can go in a cell]

Gavin Nicol (
Fri, 17 Feb 95 23:46:49 EST

>Personally, I think the concentration on presentation misses the
>point; what's really missing from the web is a better
>forms/interaction language. It's only that the HTML-WG seems to be
>full of 'text' folks that gives us the focus we have.

Absolutely correct. Also, tacking the form data and search requests
onto the end of a URL is quite the wrong way to go (though it can be
useful for some things). An alternative needs to be designed.

Perhaps responses from a form should result in a document being sent
to the server? That would allow far greater flexibility in allowable

This probably discussion probably belongs in the http working group