Re: HTML+ Comments

Marc Andreessen (
Mon, 19 Jul 93 14:39:02 -0500 writes:
> Not all tags are brackets (e.g. <BR> and <P> aren't). The HTML-0 spec
> has the useful property that if you ignore unknown tags and end tags
> you can still match up properly the tags that you do understand, even
> if you don't know whether the unknown tags are brackets or not. I
> don't know if in HTML+ specifies that unknown tags must be ignored.
> If it does, </> introduces a problem: if you've ignored a tag and then
> you find a subsequent </>, you don't know if the tag you ignored was
> bracket or not, and hence you don't know whether to ignore the </> or
> match it up with the previous bracket.
> In other words, I'd like to see </> go as well.

Oops, I completely forgot about that. Ignore my last note...