Rob Hartill (">
Wed, 23 Nov 1994 18:55:50 +0100

Eric Bina wrote..
> While the need for an <ISINDEX PROMPT="xyz">
> was discussed on www-talk, as far as I know netscape is the only
> browser that implements it. Other browsers will probably just ignore
> the PROMPT="" info and supply their own default prompt.

I've seen Mosaic and Lynx ignore the PROMPT, but more worrying is Cello's
refusal to give even a default prompt.

The question is, is a browser broken if it fails to give even a default
prompt when a prefered prompt is specified ?. I think and hope the answer
is yes.


Robert Hartill                 
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