Re: Thoughts on CLASS and ROLE attributes in HTML 3 draft

Bert Bos (
Thu, 16 Mar 1995 18:07:54 +0100 (MET)

Dave Ragget wrote:
|KEY: > is Peter Flyn >> is Bill Perry
|> Where does a user get a standalone base64 binary that will hash a string
|> argument so the result can be included?
|The C code for the MD5 algorith is published as an RFC, I can't remember
|which one off hand though.

RFC 1321, I think.

|I am still uncertain as to whether the Netscape NOBR and WBR tags should
|be added to HTML 3.0 or not. These provide an alternative approach to
|use of   and the nowrap attribute. What do people think?

There should have been a &sbsp; entity ("soft-break-space", similar to
­), but unfortunately there isn't. We could define one ourselves,
in the "HTMLlatin1" or the "HTMLicon" set. In Unicode it maps to the
zero-width space (hex 200B, or something like that).


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