Re: SPaces and Tabs in HTML documents

Bill Janssen (
Mon, 14 Jun 1993 14:37:31 PDT

Excerpts from ext.WorldWideWeb: 14-Jun-93 Re: SPaces and Tabs in HTML..
Kevin (1842)

> I believe the proper thing to do is to have a way of specifying horizontal
> whitespace as well as settings for tabs specified in units (inches,
> centimeters, and points at a minimum). Support for right justification is
> important, especially to support text that reads right to left such as
> arabic, hebrew and kanji. Full justification would be nice, but is
> complicated. The ability for an author to specify a recommended style sheet
> per document, defining typefaces, point sizes, tab settings, etc. would be
> beneficial.

You must be thinking of some other markup format. HTML+ should not
support *any* of this. It's supposed to support *generic*, *meaningful*
markup, not procedural typographic junk.