Re: Suggestion: ALTHREF attribute

James Green (
Fri, 16 Jan 1998 14:53:48 +0000 (GMT)

From: James Green <>
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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 <> wrote:

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> >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 


James Green

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