Re: Semantic Tagging in Web Objects

Steve Waterbury (
Wed, 2 Feb 1994 14:10:02 +0500

Dave Raggett writes:

> The DTD already includes ABSTRACT to allow the overview of a document to
> be shown in a distinct manner from the rest of the text....
> [... stuff omitted ....]
> Version and ownership etc. can be handled in a generic way using the
> META element which appears in the document's head ....

I vote for this.

> Another powerful approach is to extend the HTML+ DTD on a per document
> basis and use the RENDER element to tell the browser how to render new
> elements in terms of older ones. In fact, I really want to throw out
> most of the existing semantic emphasis tags!


Steve Waterbury