Re: <a footnote="proposal">

Peter Flynn (
15 Oct 1996 08:40:56 +0100

Date: 15 Oct 1996 08:40:56 +0100
From: Peter Flynn <>
Subject: Re: <a footnote="proposal">
Message-id: <>

> Why can't you represent footnotes in the following form:
> You can find out about named links from the HTML 2.0 page at the W3C
> <A HREF=""
>   REV="footnote">
>     <sub>1</sub>
> </A>.

Nothing wrong with that, if your footnote is instantiated as a separate
page, but as I understand it, it would be REL=footnote, rather than
REV. REV=footnote would mean that your document was the footnote to the
W3C HTML Spec. Footnotes usually use <sup>, but it would be a useful
practice if <fn> caused a <sup> and leave the way clear for you to use
<sub> with <a>.