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Re: Hyperlinks: 4. link behavior (incl new: 4.3)

From: David G. Durand <dgd@cs.bu.edu>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 1996 11:56:57 -0500
Message-Id: <v02130503aee072c78b69@[165.90.139.109]>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Per Tim's reasonable suggestion, I am breaking up my commentary message
into topical email-bites.

At 8:19 PM 12/19/96, Tim Bray wrote:
>
>
>4.1 mechanisms for users to identify and describe behaviors associated with
>    hyperlinks.

Separately from documents.

>4.2 predefined behaviors equivalent to those already in wide use on the Net.

4.3 Some specification of aceptable default behaviors for links. Maybe this
should be prescriptive, but probably it should be permissive: The user
should be offered some opportunity to access the other linked document
locations somehow.

   -- David

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