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[Fwd: <a> and <area> tag specification differences]

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 09:29:08 -0500
Message-ID: <3A1BD834.A438CE98@w3.org>
To: www-html-editor@w3.org
Herbert & Rahel Peters wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I've pose the following question to you, because IMO there is some
> discrepancy in the use of HTML 4.0.
> 
> Why is it that the HTML 4.0 standard uses REL and REV attributes in the <a>
> tag but not in the <area> tag? I personally can't think of any reason why
> those two attributes shouldn't be in the <area> tag too. And for
> accessibility reasons I do think they belong to the <area> tag too. Anything
> I'm missing?
> 
> Regards
> 
> Herbert Peters
> Peters Web Solutions
> 
> ============================================
> They have watches, but we have time....

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