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Re: Identifying D-links with "rel"

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Jun 1998 12:50:45 -0400
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To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org, w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
At 10:53 AM 08/06/98 -0500, Jon Gunderson wrote:
>I would like to define an additional relationship (rel) for navigation
>anchors.  Anchors marked as "nav" or something similar could be collected
>by the UA and presented as a list to users on demand for quick access to
>navigation links.

Good LINKs in the HEAD would be better, especially since they're already
supported by many browsers (though not the Big Two).  For example,

<LINK rel="Prev Chapter" href="chapter1.html" title="Chapter 1 of Foo">
<LINK rel="Next Chapter" href="chapter3.html" title="Chapter 3 of Foo">
<LINK rel="Contents" href="contents.html" title="Foo Table of Contents">
<LINK rel="Chapter" href="chapter4.html" title="Chapter 4 of Foo">
<LINK rel="Chapter" href="chapter5.html" title="Chapter 5 of Foo">

Then UAs can present the list of links without loading the entire document
or having to parse through all A elements.

Liam Quinn
Received on Monday, 8 June 1998 12:50:27 UTC

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