Subject: Re: W3C including proprietary tags in next html
From: Jean Camp <>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2000 18:10:11 -0500

Sorry to follow up on my own  forward (a Salsman no less), here are some

At 10:06 AM -0500 2/28/00, Jean Camp wrote:
>Forwarded from James
>PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY -- especially in Mac and Linux communities
>Thursday evening I spoke with a member of the W3C HTML Working
>Group who removed all my remaining doubt that the HTML WG has any
>serious support for open, non-proprietary web form upload standards
>for non-wintel platforms.  The HTML WG keeps including Microsoft's
>OBJECT catch-all element tag, even in "scaled down" versions of
>HTML, but refuses to support the non-proprietary device upload
>proposal.  Your help is needed to correct this situation.
>Please read and endorse this petition:
>We need as many people as possible to request these features and
>support for the standard.  Thank you for your help with this effort.
>James Salsman