Re: Concerns about HTML+ complexity

Dan Hinckley <>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 1994 23:54:17 +0200
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Subject: Re: Concerns about HTML+ complexity
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Dan Hinckley                  The EarthWeb Project
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On Fri, 17 Jun 1994, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

I'd appreciate some ideas on how you think this might be implemented.
> As food for thought, let me throw this in:  if I could tell the art people
> here that they could Quark Xpress files seamlessly into HTML files (sans
> hyperlinking of course) because everyone out there has a free plug-in
> provided by Quark that does the rendering into every Web browser (and if
> people don't have it they can get it from our site anyways), they'd do
> backflips. 
> Build a strong, portable, efficient API, and encourage ALL vendors to
> build plug-ins to the API for their products.  Then HTML++... won't have
> to try and become a page description language, it can stay light and easy
> to use as the lingua franca. 
> 	Brian