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Re: Anchor terminology

From: Jon Bosak <bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 26 Dec 1996 11:18:32 -0800
Message-Id: <199612261918.LAA16255@boethius.eng.sun.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@www10.w3.org
CC: bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM
In the following interchange with Peter Flynn --

| | directionality is implied: so "link end" still retains connotations of
| | "target" and anchor retains connotations of "source".
| 
| Well, connotation is in the mind of the beholder, I guess.  "Anchor"
| started out with a directional connotation (although I think with some
| historical investigation you might find some people who thought that
| "anchor" meant "source" rather than "target"),

I meant, of course, to say 'some people who thought that "anchor"
meant "target" rather than "source"'.

Which demonstrates what I was trying to get across...

Jon
Received on Thursday, 26 December 1996 14:21:08 EST

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