Re: Suggestion for HTML Text Format Elements

Peter Flynn (
Wed, 5 Jul 95 05:47:33 EDT

> Just a quick idea: NCSA Mosaic has a "Style Window" which lets people adjust
> the display carateristics for various tags. I would love to see some "market
> research" to find out what sort of people actually used this feature (if any)

Probably not many. Those who are "font-aware" (and who have something
on their system other than the default Times/Ariel or Mac fontcruft)
probably make some use of it, but otherwise I suspect you're right.

> just go ahead and do whatever they want. And the most scary thing to me is
> not that some less than ideal tags might find their way into HTML, but
> rather that in the attempts of the various commercial vendors to outdo each
> other we will be left with a mass of incompadible crap.

"will be" ? :-)