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[whatwg] Re: refer to 'Web Applications 1.0' instead of 'Web Apps 1.0'

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 01:43:32 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0411212256150.18516@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sun, 3 Oct 2004, Petr Baudis wrote:
> > 
> > I also think that we should change "user agents may provide access to 
> > linked documents through a navigation bar" to 'should', since they are 
> > only useful if UAs do something with it.
> 
>   Perhaps nitpicking, but I disagree with the recommendation that the 
> linked documents should be presented through a navigation bar - that may 
> be appropriate for graphical web browsers, but probably not for the text 
> ones. I.e. in ELinks we just list the interesting <link>s at the 
> document start, which is not the best solution, but much better than 
> trying to stuff them into some kind of a toolbar.
> 
>   "User agents should provide some access to the linked documents, i.e. 
> through a navigation bar." ...?

At the moment the spec doesn't mention what to do with <link> elements at 
all. I think that's probably for the best, given that not everyone agrees 
that they are worth showing in the first place.

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