Re: Anchor dilemma

David Ornstein (davido@apocalypse.org)
Mon, 19 Feb 1996 09:15:23 -0800


Message-Id: <2.2.32.19960219171523.00701ef4@objarts.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 1996 09:15:23 -0800
To: "Daniel W. Connolly" <connolly@beach.w3.org>,
From: David Ornstein <davido@apocalypse.org>
Subject: Re: Anchor dilemma 
Cc: www-html@w3.org

At 12:23 AM 2/19/96 -0500, Daniel W. Connolly wrote:
>In message <199602131334.OAA21129@tungsten.gn.iaf.nl>, 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.
>>
>>Use:
>><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?
>
>http://www.objarts.com/bc/
>
>Dan

Dan,
        exactly what would you be testing here?
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