Re: A Proposal for a New Standard in HTML 3.0

Paul Williams (
Wed, 12 Apr 1995 17:56:06 +0500

>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.

Unfortunately, this idea of any kind of rating will not truly be enforcable.
Look at the guidelines that motion pictures use. I don't know how many
times I have seen a 4-6 yr old in movies like Jurrassic Park, which were
clearly labled 'R' -------------------------------+----------------------+
_ /| | If you _really_ want to see what I would | GAT(GCS) -d+ -p+ c++ |
\,o.O' | like to put here, finger | l u+ e+(++) m@ s+/++ |
=(___)= +---------------------------------------------+ n---@ h++ f(+) !g |
U | Please send all mail through | w++ t++(@) r- y? |
Prodigy? Are you kidding? -------------------+----- AOL: Just say NO!