Tag characters and in-line graphics (from Tag characters)

Philippe Verdy verdy_p at wanadoo.fr
Sun Jun 7 22:36:38 CDT 2015

2015-06-07 18:39 GMT+02:00 Doug Ewell <doug at ewellic.org>:

> "Mark E. Shoulson" <mark at kli dot org> wrote:
>  Isn't this what webfonts are all about?  You specify a font in the
>> stylesheet, give it a URL, and your browser goes and downloads it and
>> displays the text in it.
> That's great if you have a stylesheet, a URL, and a browser. HTML is fancy
> text, and pretty much implies some sort of online connection.

Everything in HTML is embeddable in a standalone document, including
graphics. HTML does not imply any online connection. HTML is independant of
HTTP or other transports.
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