Re: simple HTML list considered harmful (Lou Montulli)
From: (Lou Montulli)
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Subject: Re: simple HTML list considered harmful
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 93 15:51:03 CDT
In-reply-to: <>; from "Marc Andreessen" at Sep 30, 93 2:13 pm
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> Tony Sanders writes:
> > What we need to decide is whether we want HTML+ to be backwards compatible
> > with HTML.   I see no compelling reason for this being the case.
> I do.  It makes it easy to evolve the browsers over time rather than
> try to do a complete implementation of HTML+ at one time (which, as
> discussed at WWWWW, isn't likely in the near future).

I agree.  Unless someone has REALLY compeling reasons why a completely
new syntax is absolutely needed then we will have a much easier time
implementing new features as extensions to the existing HTML spec.
Also, users won't have a huge learning curve when they convert to HTML+
they will already know the basics.

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