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LINK in Lynx

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 19:50:26 -0500
Message-Id: <199910280002.UAA09835@smtp1.mail.iamworld.net>
To: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 03:31 PM 10/27/99 -0700, Scott Luebking wrote:
>Hi, Charles
>
>How does a user tell lynx to display it?

It's there by default at the head of the page.  You can return to it at any
time with '#'.

see

  Lynx and HTML Banners

<http://www.slcc.edu/lynx/release2-8-2/lynx2-8-2
/lynx_help/Lynx_users_guide.html#Banners>

Al

>
>Scott
>
>> Scott, this sounds like precisely the kind of function that led the authors
>> of HTML to include provision for something like
>> 
>> <LINK rel="Help" href="aboutEverything" hreflang="en">
>> 
>> This works very well on such hi-tech browsers as Lynx, and does not require
>> any magic popups. It is documented in the HTML 4.0 spcification fairly
>> clearly. If this had been implemented by the people who agreed that it
should
>> be part of a recommendation, or asked for before people went off into
>> proprietary solutions, we would have a very simple method of getting help
>> about pages.
>> 
>> (It is still in the spec...)
>> 
>> Charles McCN
> 
Received on Wednesday, 27 October 1999 19:46:38 GMT

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