Re: Suggestion: ALTHREF attribute

James Green (jmkgre@essex.ac.uk)
Fri, 16 Jan 1998 14:53:48 +0000 (GMT)


From: James Green <jmkgre@essex.ac.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <3.0.5.32.19980116091434.00a3c100@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Message-Id: <SIMEON.9801161448.A@s1672.essex.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 1998 14:53:48 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: Re: Suggestion: ALTHREF attribute


On Fri, 16 Jan 1998 09:14:34 -0500 Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com> wrote:

[ ... ]

> >Actually, these address other problems than the one I 
presented and
> >for which I suggested ALTHREF.
> 
> Yes, I realize this.  I was merely presenting an alternate syntax to 
> James's suggestion.
> 
> >Second, I'm not sure what
> >a MIRROR element (or LINK REL="Mirror") would achieve in practice.
> 
> I think it would be useful as a bridge from one mirror to another.  For 
> example, some home pages contain a list of mirror sites.  Moving this list 
> into LINK elements would remove navigational clutter from the page while 
> providing useful information to search engines.  A menu-driven LINK 
> implementation (e.g., AMSD Ariadna's) could make switching to a different 
> mirror easy for the user.

Here here. See my posting on the META suggestion for a slightly better 
implementation.


Regards,

James Green

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