Re: CENTER element [Was: Netscape & New HTML]

Steinar Bang (
Wed, 26 Oct 1994 01:12:59 +0100

>> > and <P ALIGN=CENTER> makes little sense
>> > given that (a) standard practice is that <P> is end of paragraph, not
>> > a container,
> My, how quickly history is rewritten; <P> has never marked the end of a
> paragraph. The rule was that <P>'s and </P>'s should be implied where
> they are obvious. That was probably a bad idea but that has no bearing
> on this issue.

Marc Andreesens html-mode use it to mark the end of paragraph. That
particular little emacs mode and the HTML documents found at NCSA is
to blame for a lot of bogus HTML documents around the Web.