Re: CENTER element [Was: Netscape & New HTML]
Daniel W. Connolly (email@example.com)
Fri, 21 Oct 1994 15:22:08 -0500
In message <199410211853.AA10459@crl.crl.com>, Joe English writes:
>in article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>email@example.com (Marc Andreessen) wrote:
> That a CENTER element (described below) be added to
> the next revision of the HTML standard.
> CENTER implies a line break before and after the element.
>IMPACT ON EXISTING IMPLEMENTATIONS:
> None. Existing browsers can safely ignore the CENTER
> start- and end- tags; the resulting display will
> still be a correct rendering of the document content.
This looks contradictory to me.
If a body writes:
<h1> here's some stuff</h1>
<p> normal para
<center> centered text</center>
then today's browsers will blur the "centered text" with the "normal
So it appears that <center> does have impact on existing browsers.
Deploying new block level elements is somewhat problematic.
Given that, the DIV or DIVISION element seems like a better idea.
Gee... this looks more and more like SDL all the time. I suppose