Change to book generation

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at
Sat Oct 5 08:35:13 PDT 2002

Bruce Dubbs wrote:

> Seth W. Klein wrote:
>> Matthias Benkmann <matthias at> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2 Oct 2002 18:55:04 -0400 "Seth W. Klein" 
>>> <sk at> wrote:
>>>> It is not. However, Mozilla at least, will recognize it if it is
>>>> written as "<br />". Note the space.
>>> That is not the point. I was talking about HTML that is valid, not HTML
>>> that is working in Mozilla (which doesn't even require the space; no
>>> browser I know requires the space).   
>> Then you have forgotten Netscape 4.x. Or does some 4.x version later
>> than 4.79 handle <br/> without the space?
> Catering to obsolete software tends to delay adoption of standards 
> complient software.  Why even try to support Netscape 4.x when 7.0 is 
> available?  No one I know tries to be complient with NS2, NS3, IE2, 
> IE3, or IE4 any more.  At what point do we say "We don't support that 
> obsolete (fill in your old software) any more."?
>  -- Bruce
s/complient/compliant/g  :)

  -- Bruce

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