Re: Quick Question on <Hn> and <HR>

Paul "S." Wain <>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 1994 13:38:44 +0200
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Subject: Re: Quick Question on <Hn> and <HR>
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Martijn Koster wrote:
@ and I can see that. Maybe an <H1 rule=bottom> would do this?

Yes, thinking about this, this could be a better way to go.  A way of
turning off the white space above or below the header would be nicer
perhaps. It would also enable a few other things to be done easily too.

... Yeah, a lot more flexible at the same time as being more "correct".

@ What I want to prevent is the HR being used in another way than as a
@ block separator. Something like "<H1>Hi<Hr>there</H1>" strikes me as
@ abuse, and your proposed change to the DTD would allow that.

*grin* Just tried it in Lynx and Mosaic and erm it works... or breaks so
to speak. 

So what would the additional rules be then?

<H# rule=bottom> 	miss out whitespace under a header?
<H# rule=top>	 	miss out whitespace above a header?

That would accomplish things quite nicely I guess. And again as usual,
backwards compatibility wont be affected. :)


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