Re: <a footnote="proposal">

Peter Flynn (
12 Oct 1996 03:16:39 +0100

Date: 12 Oct 1996 03:16:39 +0100
From: Peter Flynn <>
Subject: Re: <a footnote="proposal">
In-reply-to: <> (message from Hans-Peter
Message-id: <>

   I wish to propose a new attribute for the <a>-tag, which will allow to
   display some kind of footnotes. This is how it should work:
   The source-code  

   <a footnote="some text">the footnoted text</a>  

It's a nice idea, but HTML already has <note type="footnote"> to do
exactly this in some versions, and even <fn> in some versions. So the
provision is already there, it's just waiting for browsers to
implement it.