Toward Closure on HTML

Marc Andreessen (marca@eit.COM)
Tue, 5 Apr 1994 06:11:06 GMT

"Daniel W. Connolly" writes:
> I think forms should be a separate document type. I don't see a requirement
> to be able to include forms inside arbitrary documents. And I see more value
> in separating them from the normal HTML document type.

No no no a thousand times no absolutely not. This is completely out
of the question and conflicts severely with current practice. Making
forms a "separate document type" would grievously wound WWW as it now

If you don't see this, please look harder.

> The same goes for tables, math, and small inline images. Rather than trying
> to squeeze these into the HTML DTD, we need a way to transmit multiple MIME
> body parts in one transaction.

Likewise for inlined images.