Re: proposal for a new html tag

David - Morris (
Thu, 23 Mar 95 01:32:46 EST

On Wed, 22 Mar 1995, Liam Relihan wrote:

> If we are only interested in folding as a means to allow readers to skim
> through text and selectively reveal interesting bits, then this just
> requires a new tag in HTML and browsers that will fold/unfold text in
> response to this tag.
> Aside: Should a recursive fold be allowed ?
> However, if we are interested in folding as a means to reduce network
> traffic, then things get somewhat more complex as has already been
> suggested by others.
I think folding provides a nice intersection between two objectives ...
that of helping the user cope with information AND by helping the user
implicitly request less information up front reduce/manage network
traffic. Serving the user and network with the same feature!

Dave Morris