Re: Describing links

Michael Seaton (
Thu, 18 Apr 1996 16:17:55 -0400 (EDT)

From: Michael Seaton <>
Message-Id: <>
Subject: Re: Describing links
To: (MegaZone)
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 1996 16:17:55 -0400 (EDT)
In-Reply-To: <> from "MegaZone" at Apr 17, 96 11:38:06 pm

MegaZone wrote:
> Once upon a time Walter Ian Kaye shaped the electrons to say...
> >Sorry to burst yer bubble, but Netscape got the idea first! I wish I could
> >remember the URL where I saw this implemented -- it might've been a Pink
> >Floyd site...
> You can do it with JavaScript - onMouseOver call an script to put things
> down there the same way they do scrolling text.

<A title=> is already part of the current standard:

Isn't it a bit absurd to have to resort to a scripting language to provide
such a simple feature?  Why inline the same script in every single
document, when the same functionality could be added just once to the

> -MZ
Michael Seaton(