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RE: [TECH] proposed general technique for internal linking

From: Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG <rscano@iwa-italy.org>
Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2005 11:24:58 +0200
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Subject: [TECH] proposed general technique for internal linking

 
Using internal links to definitions 
 Include the definition within the delivery unit and provide a link to it. 

Links are a powerful option for providing access to the definition of a 
word or phrase. The definition is provided within the same delivery unit 
and a link is established between the word and its definition. Providing 
the definition within the same delivery unit makes the navigation to it 
simple and fast. 
  
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 uses this technique to 
provide definitions. A glossary of terms is provided at the end of the 
WCAG 2.0 Guidelines. Many terms within the Guidelines are linked directly 
to the appropriate definition within that glossary. 
  
Example 
The word ?modulo? is used in the web content. A definition for modulo is 
included within the delivery unit. Each occurrence of the word modulo is 
linked to its definition. 
  
[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/#meaning-idioms


Roberto Scano:
Did u suggest an example like this (I take your phrase for example)?

<p>The word <a href="#def_modulo" title="Link to definition">modulo</a> is
used in the web content.</p>
<p>A definition for <a href="#def_modulo" title="Link to
definition">modulo</a> is included within the delivery unit. Each occurrence
of the word <a href="#def_modulo" title="Link to definition">modulo</a> is 
linked to its definition.</p> 

<dfn id="def_modulo">
  <p>Modulo: ........</p>
</dfn>
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