Re: docs vs browsers

Bill Janssen (
Mon, 2 Aug 1993 17:05:41 PDT

Excerpts from ext.WorldWideWeb: 2-Aug-93 docs vs browsers frans van (1071*)

> on the
> other hand, when it is clear that there is a need for this type of
> formatting, why not provide it (instead of making me use nasty tricks)

I am reminded that there is a very nice paper that answers this question
quite clearly:

Coombs, Renear, & DeRose, "Markup Systems and the Future of
Scholarly Text Processing", CACM Nov 1987.

I think if everyone on this list would read it, the reasons for
maintaining HTML as it was would be abundantly clear.