ISINDEX clarification

Terry Allen (
Thu, 18 Nov 1993 13:55:38 PST

My apologies for not checking more carefully. Only in the HTML+
DTD may ISINDEX appear only before the body of a document. In other
variants of the HTML DTD, through the inclusion of %oldstyle; in
an OR group, anything may be done. The June 1993 draft which
references itself as
(by Tim B-L and Dan Connolly), doesn't seem to regard docs tagged
with <HTML> as Old Style, but the HTML DTD does not make the

That is, the doc is a little out of kilter with the DTD here;
HTML+ handles the matter differently.


Terry Allen  (
Editor, Digital Media Group
O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
Sebastopol, Calif., 95472