Re: Anchor dilemma

Daniel W. Connolly (
Mon, 19 Feb 1996 00:23:29 -0500

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To: Abigail <>,
Subject: Re: Anchor dilemma 
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Tue, 13 Feb 1996 14:34:46 +0100."
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 1996 00:23:29 -0500
From: "Daniel W. Connolly" <>

In message <>, Abigail writes:
>++ If it is wrong, I think I must use the syntax below:
>++ ... <A NAME="target"></A><A HREF="link_to_something">the text</A> ...
>No, as some browsers can't handle empty anchors.
><a name = "target" href = "link">Text</a>

This "empty anchors" but is annoying, as it causes lots of folks
to write:

	<h1><a name="target"> blah blah </h1>

without closing the <a>, because their generator software doesn't know
where the end of the target is.

Would somebody please add this to the browsercaps suite?