Mosaic2.0 and ISINDEX (Marc Andreessen)
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 93 23:15:16 -0800
From: (Marc Andreessen)
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To: Terry Allen <>
Subject: Mosaic2.0 and ISINDEX
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Terry Allen writes:
> Mosaic2.0's treatment of the ISINDEX tag is now in violation of the
> HTML+ DTD.  According to the DTD, the tag is allowed only in
> HEAD---that is, it's metainformation about the doc, and was thus
> properly implemented in the frame of 1.2.
> Now Mosaic renders a search field in the document wherever the tag
> appears: if it appears properly in HEAD, the search field is at the
> top of the doc, but if it appears improperly elsewhere, the field is
> still rendered.
> If browser developers won't stick to the DTD, there's no point in
> having one.

Your documents are not conforming to the DTD.