Re: new anchor type?

Melt van Schoor (Hermanus@iafrica.com)
Thu, 27 Jun 96 16:30 GMT+0200


Message-Id: <m0uZI55-0002GIC@bcs>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 96 16:30 GMT+0200
To: Paul <pjjvande@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>,
From: Melt van Schoor <Hermanus@iafrica.com>
Subject: RE: new anchor type?
Cc: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>

At 08:58 AM 96/06/27 +-800, Paul wrote:

>This could also be useful for doing footnotes/endnotes.  However, just
>plain text isn't quite powerful enough in that case.
>
>Wouldn't a link be sufficient?  Then you can show a picture of a "quig",
>show pronunciation of the word, etc.  If a keyword to tell the browser
>that the link is an explanation were added, then the browser could
>deal with opening up a little HTML window above the word clicked.
>
No. We need to save bandwidth (in the case of one large file) or toil
(zillions of small files).

>With both of these methods, a glossary of terms could easily be created
>when the HTML is printed.  However, the one with links could be richer.
>
Typically, A simple word phrase would suffice. In more complex situations
(mabey for basic educational purposes?), normal hyperlinks would be acceptable.

>I like the idea though.
>
>- Paul
>

MvS