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Re: HTML generation and hyperlinks

From: Peter Murray <peter.murray@lyrasis.org>
Date: Sat, 3 Sep 2011 16:16:22 -0400
To: Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
CC: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>, public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Message-ID: <2B84CE67-9EC9-431E-A45C-F071A871D0FD@lyrasis.org>
If allowed by the W3C styles, we can include the text form of the URL in the body of the document and use CSS to hide it from the screen rendering and visible in print renderings. Ditto for a numbered list. 


On Sep 2, 2011, at 7:39 PM, "Tom Baker" <tbaker@tbaker.de> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 02, 2011 at 05:31:45PM +0200, Antoine Isaac wrote:
>> I just happen to use the "printable version" that is recommended in
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/Publishing_Incubator_Group_Documents
>> to generate HTML from the wiki pages.
>> This options seems to render all hyperlinks as full text. for example
>> ""Linked Data" (LD) refers to data published in accordance with principles (http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html) designed to facilitate linkages among datasets,"
>> Do we really want this? Personally I find that useless...
> In-line URLs?  That seems kludgy - something one would (usefully) get from a
> PRINT button in a browser but not in a published document.
> I would ideally want to see hyperlinks using clickable URLs -- i.e., which
> would not appear in a printout -- and IN ADDITION see a list of numbered links
> at the end.  If forced to choose one or the other, I would go for the numbered
> links.
> Tom
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