Re: <PAGE> proposal

Eric S. Raymond (esr@locke.ccil.org)
Fri, 22 Dec 1995 17:14:56 -0500 (EST)


From: "Eric S. Raymond" <esr@locke.ccil.org>
Message-Id: <199512222214.RAA16854@locke.ccil.org>
Subject: Re: <PAGE> proposal
To: william@cs.columbia.edu (William C. Cheng)
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 1995 17:14:56 -0500 (EST)
Cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <199512222030.PAA07123@age.cs.columbia.edu> from "William C. Cheng" at Dec 22, 95 03:30:18 pm

> I often use the term "Home Page" instead of "Home File" because I view an
> HTML URL as a page.  The scrolling behavior you described to go to the next
> page seems awkward.  May be a "Next" button on a browser is more appropriate.
> A browser can use seomthing like like <LINK REL="NextPage" HREF="..."> to
> associate an URL with its "Next" button.  This would not require a new tag
> to be introduced.

Doesn't address the underlying problem, which is the coincidental cohesion of
an abstraction (scrollable display extent) with a representation (file).
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