Re: Client-side highlighting; tag proposal

Dave Raggett (dsr@hplb.hpl.hp.com)
Mon, 20 Mar 95 15:26:41 GMT


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To: Steinar Bang <steinarb@falch.no>
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Subject: Re: Client-side highlighting; tag proposal 
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Mon, 13 Mar 95 19:11:13 N."
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Date: Mon, 20 Mar 95 15:26:41 GMT
From: "Dave Raggett" <dsr@hplb.hpl.hp.com>

>>>>>> "Dave Raggett" <dsr@hplb.hpl.hp.com> writes:

>> As a result, I am now looking at a way of specifying both the start and
>> ends of highlighted region separately from the document body, e.g. using
>> a single element in the document head, e.g. something like:

>>         <highlight from=3096 until=4013>

> Wouldn't some HyTime-ish way of addressing a highligthed element in the
> document tree be easier to deal with?

> Or, not to be limited to element boundaries: you could identify the
> container element this way, and then just give the byte offset for
> start and stop in the content of the element.

And a good thought at that!

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