Re: A Proposal for a New Standard in HTML 3.0

Paul Ramsey (
Wed, 12 Apr 1995 11:13:50 +0500

> 2) If you want to use a distributed scheme for classifying content
> of the Internet, it may be more productive to have "good" sites
> (for some defintion of good) carry some "seal of approval" than
> ask other sites to label themselves "bad". A list of "seals of
> approval" need not reside on the sites themselves, but could
> be offered up by third partiies.

An important advantage of this scheme over a scheme that requires the
"publisher" to mark their pages is that this allows for more than one
authority to be formed as to what is acceptable. Parents can decide which
group best represents their beliefs.

paul rr.