Re: popup chit chat

Heikki Vesalainen (wes@clinet.fi)
Wed, 20 Mar 1996 23:04:44 -0800


Message-Id: <3150FF8C.36DF@clinet.fi>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 1996 23:04:44 -0800
From: Heikki Vesalainen <wes@clinet.fi>
To: Carl Beeth <cbeeth@jacbee.be>
Cc: The W3 HTML group <www-html@w3.org>
Subject: Re: popup chit chat

Hi!

> 1) Would it be possible to include the HTML of the pop-up in the same 
> file as the HTML page itself (maybe between </BODY> and </HTML>) as 
> this would increase speed for slow connections.
> Alternatively (or maybe additionally) one could maybe have one HTML
> file that contained a whole bunch of footnotes, definitions or 
> whatever.

The whole point is that, you can either have a separate dictionary.html
(or what ever), or then you can include the popup texts in the
main.html (the one the text is in).

> 2) should these type of links be marked differently from normal links
> and in that case should it be the browser or the designer that chooses 
> the look.

It would be user friendly to mark them in an different way.

-- 
Heikki Vesalainen
http://www.clinet.fi/~wes/
wes@clinet.fi