Re: <resouce>, links, and addresses [was: W3C and Handle technology ]

Marc Salomon (marc@ckm.ucsf.edu)
Fri, 6 Sep 1996 12:48:53 -0700


From: "Marc Salomon" <marc@ckm.ucsf.edu>
Message-Id: <9609061248.ZM25321@gaia.ckm.ucsf.edu>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 1996 12:48:53 -0700
In-Reply-To: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: <resouce>, links, and addresses [was: W3C and Handle technology ]
Cc: www-talk@w3.org

|At 01:15 AM 9/3/96 -0400, Daniel W. Connolly wrote:
|>Hmmm... my working definition of "first class" is "addressable."  If
|>the <resource> element above had an ID=xyz attribute, and it were in
|>some document whose address was ABC, then I can see that you could
|>call it a first class link, since its address would be ABC#xyz.

This assumes that the fragment/anchor identifier in a URL can reference either
a named anchor or the SGML ID of an anchor.

Is it possible to address anchors in the form of:

<A NAME="bar"><A HREF="http://foo/">foo</A></A>

or

<A HREF="http://foo/" ID="bar">foo</A>

with

<A HREF="#bar"> ?

-marc

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