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RE: Anchor Names -- a P4 item?

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2000 23:40:52 -0500
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To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
At 07:50 PM 2000-06-01 -0700, Kynn Bartlett wrote:
>At 10:34 PM -0400 6/1/00, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>
>Which would -you- rather write on a napkin? :)
>-- 

Clearly the short one.  If you wanted to send someone one to the middle of
the page will the server correctly handle <.../+foo#middle>?

But on Bruce's original question, anchor names appear in the UI in the
status line in various browsers, and are relevant if you have to hand-enter
the URL, and in that case mnemonic quality is a plus.

As Kynn says, it is not a hard requirement; and at times it is hard to do
with the rest of the URI.  But all parts of a URI-reference including the
anchor name or #fragment part are better to the extent that they can be
made mnemonic. 

Al

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>Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
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Received on Thursday, 1 June 2000 23:27:19 GMT

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