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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][html] HTML 3.2 or 4.01
Date Sat, 22 Jul 2006 07:44:16 GMT
I agree that we should implement both if it possible. Since we can
easile determine the HTML version by DTD in the header.

SY, Alexey

2006/7/22, Miguel Montes <miguel.montes@gmail.com>:
> HI all:
> Intel has just contributed javax.swing.text.html, based on HTML 4.01. Sun's
> implementation, on the other hand, claims to be based on HTML 3.2, although
> there are same differences.
> ¿Which one should we follow? ¿Both? The parser behavior is parameterized by
> a DTD, so perhaps we should provide a 3.2 DTD, to be compatible with Sun,
> and a 4.01 DTD.
> Any ideas?
>
> Miguel Montes
>
> On 7/21/06, Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > Miguel Montes wrote:
> > > Hi all:
> > > On behalf of ITC, I would like to offer our help to complete this
> > package.
> > > We could work in the missing parser.
> >
> > Fantastic.  Please have the people working on it work here and with much
> > discussion with the rest of the community.
> >
> > > The new contribution is based on HTML 4.01, while Sun's version is based
> > on
> > > HTML 3.2,  (in fact, the DTD used is different from the HTML 3.2 DTD,
> > > perhaps is based on an early draft).
> > > ¿Which one should we follow? ¿How important is to be compatible with the
> > > existing codebase?
> >
> > To start the discussion, fire that off as a new thread w/ the subject :
> >
> > [classlib][html]  ......
> >
> > or something.
> >
> > geir
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > On 7/21/06, Ivanov, Alexey A <alexey.a.ivanov@intel.com> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Hi all,
> > >>
> > >> I'd like to announce the contribution of javax.swing.text.html package
> > >> on behalf of Intel. The archive can be found here:
> > >>
> > >> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-948
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> The contribution includes new files implementing HTML text
> > functionality
> > >> and a small patch for already existing files in javax.swing to
> > integrate
> > >> the new code.
> > >>
> > >> The package is incomplete, the code there is not sufficient to enable
> > >> those nice help windows in jEdit... yet. If anyone wants to help making
> > >> it complete, you have an excellent chance to do so!
> > >>
> > >> For the biggest issue, there is no HTML parser. Some tags are not
> > >> supported yet, such as AREA, MAP, APPLET, IFRAME, OBJECT, PARAM and
> > some
> > >> others, as well as incomplete support of CSS1 properties. The list of
> > >> known issues and TODOs can be found in the README file included in the
> > >> contribution, as well as the building and testing instructions.
> > >>
> > >> Please don't hesitate to contact me for more details if needed, and I
> > >> intend to keep working on this package in Harmony.
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> Alexey A. Ivanov
> > >> Intel Middleware Product Division
> > >>
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>
>
> --
> Miguel Montes
>
>


-- 
Alexey A. Petrenko
Intel Middleware Products Division
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