Re: Objections to draft-ietf-html-spec-01.txt

Gavin Nicol (
Tue, 21 Mar 95 13:04:46 EST

>However, Terry's further explanation that "HTML cannot conform to the
>SGML standard, ISO 8879, if the charset encodings are specified by
>some other means" is another point that I _thought_ we'd gone over,
>but I'll have to review the archives to find the points again.

Terry is quite correct. For example, in SDL, they have a charset
attribute on all tags. This is quite unworkable.