Re: A proposal [PopUp Windows for Dictionary purposes]

Charles Peyton Taylor (CTaylor@wposmtp.nps.navy.mil)
Thu, 14 Mar 1996 13:56:33 -0800


Message-Id: <s14825a6.083@wposmtp.nps.navy.mil>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 1996 13:56:33 -0800
From: Charles Peyton Taylor <CTaylor@wposmtp.nps.navy.mil>
To: eperrine@nettally.com, www-html@w3.org
Subject:  Re: A proposal [PopUp Windows for Dictionary purposes] 


I think it's a good idea, but what about Footnotes (<FN>)?
It would really be nice if browsers supported them.  There 
are quite a few instances where I would have used them in 
past documents.

Footnotes from the (expired) March 95 draft:
http://www.w3.org/hypertext/WWW/MarkUp/html3/footnotes.html

>>>> Ed Perrine II <eperrine@nettally.com> 03/14/96 12:54pm >>>
>An excellent suggestion! Such a mechanism would have a number of uses.
>* Glossary type entries
>* pseudo-footnotes
>* Link info detail (i.e., a short comment expanding on the nature of
>  a particular link to aid the reader in determining whether it was
>  'worth the trip'.
>   --- Ed Perrine
>
>>Hi!
>>I'm new to this list!
>>I joined in just because I have a HTML proposal that I think is worth
>>telling other people. I have included it here both as plain text and
>as an
>>attachment (see the end of the text, if you have e.g netscape
>browser)!
>>This document can be found at:
>>        http://www.clinet.fi/~wes/popup.html


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