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Re: possible error in modularisation of XHTML?

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 02:10:15 +0900
To: ianrichardson@yahoo.com
Cc: www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-Id: <20010424021015C.mimasa@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

Ian Richardson <ianrichardson@yahoo.com> wrote:

> "This module declares the anchor ('a') element type,
> which defines the source of a hypertext link. The
> destination (or link 'target') is identified via its
> 'id' attribute rather than the 'name' attribute as was
> used in HTML."
> However, the element attributes underneath do not list
> a 'target' attribute which would be used to specify
> the link target by ID.

The 'target' attribute is not part of the Hypertext Module (there is
an independent Target Module).  I think "link target" or "anchor"
would have been better to avoid confusion.

Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Monday, 23 April 2001 13:10:22 UTC

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