Re: Various HTML questions

Martijn Koster (
Tue, 03 May 1994 14:29:33 +0100

Chris Lilley was ranting (?):

> <? rant>

> We can now assume at least a bitmapped screen, can we not? And a
> PostScript printer or some approximation thereto?

No actually. I got over 547 Lynx accesses yesterday on my server.
They didn't have a bitmapped browser.

> ... Bending over backwards to support a 40 column caps-only text
> terminal seems a lot of hassle for little gain. This is the 90s, not
> the 70s, or didn't we learn anything?

<? /rant>

So what exactly are you trying to say? You want to stop writing
HTML(+) and start shipping bitmapped pages around? Or you want to come
up with a page description language that describes it's output down to
the pixel? For both approaches technologies exist, use them if that's
what you want.

Anyway, how this relates to the HR in H? debate I completely miss.

-- Martijn
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