Re: Concerns about HTML+ complexity

Ken Fox (
Mon, 20 Jun 1994 12:19:10 -0400 (EDT)

Brian Behlendorf writes:

> > As food for thought, let me throw this in: if I could tell the art people
> > here that they could Quark Xpress files seamlessly into HTML files (sans
> > hyperlinking of course) because everyone out there has a free plug-in

To which Dan Hinckley responded:

> I'd appreciate some ideas on how you think this might be implemented.

That's what this whole thread is about! If you've missed some of the
postings, I will gladly forward them to you. In a nutshell, I've been
arguing for (with very little opposition but some misunderstanding :-) a
distributed/modular HTML+ specification that focuses on spatial (coarse page
layout) and inter-document (hyperlink) relationships leaving the rendering
to external specifications and modules. Of course, the HTML+ specification
would probably include several rendering/presentation specifications in it,
possibly in an apendix.

Hope this helps.

- Ken

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