HTML != XML
cowan at locke.ccil.org
Thu Sep 10 18:56:54 BST 1998
Toby Speight wrote:
> I think it should be pointed out that HTML was *changed* in order to
> accommodate the browsers' behaviour. Earlier drafts (HTML 3.0, IIRC)
> had <!ELEMENT SCRIPT - - (#PCDATA)>, but the browsers didn't deal
> with it correctly.
If this is true, there's no evidence of it. HTML 2.0 had no SCRIPT
element, and neither did HTML+ (1993) nor HTML 3.0 (1995). It appears
full-blown in HTML 3.2 (1996-7) as a CDATA element.
Perhaps you are thinking of STYLE, which did appear in HTML 3.0 only
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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