HTML 4.0 introduced two tags that can
help groups of authors collaborate in the development of documents
and maintain some semblance of editorial and version control. The
<ins>) and delete
<del>) tags respectively let you either
designate portions of your document’s body as new or
added content or designate old stuff that should be replaced. And
with special attributes, you can indicate when you made the change
datetime) and a reference to a document that may
explain the change (
tags let authors set off portions of body contents that they intend
to add to or delete from the current versions of their documents.
HTML 4/XHTML-compliant browsers display the contents of the
in some special way so that readers can quickly scan the document for
Netscape 4 and earlier versions ignore the tags, as did Internet Explorer 4 and its earlier versions. The newer versions of Internet Explorer (Versions 5 and 6) and Netscape (Version 6) use common editorial markings by underlining inserted text and striking out deleted text (Figure 3-3).
Figure 3-3. Internet Explorer ...