RE: Clients and tabs

BELL Scott A (
Thu, 25 May 1995 17:45:39 +0500

>From: on Thu, May 25, 1995 11:34 AM
>Subject: Re: Clients and tabs
>To: Multiple recipients of list
>On May 18, 7:45, Arthur Wilson wrote:
>> Does HTML 3 allow you to use tabs to layout text? And do any of the
>> available clients support this feature?
>If this were the case, it would be not only ambiguous, but counter-
>intuitive... For instance,
> Total\t\t11,567.95
>should be formatted how? With the Total left-justified but the
>number centered on the decimal point? And what about the language
>attribute? Comma is the decimal separator in French, not period...
>No, people would make too many mistakes (or at least, incorrect
>assumptions) about how the viewer should render the information.
>If there is any chance of ambiguity, best require an explicit

..or a specific style sheet, if style sheets ever come into play...
Is there such a making for HTML 3 incorporating style sheets?


| Scott Bell - Systems Analyst |
| Sec. of State/IS Div. | Rock-N-Roll, no doubt.
| | - Bugs Bunny
| "I speak for myself and no one else" - #include disclaimer.h
| Cbr600f2VolleyballGuitarsMy familyComputersEverything else