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Re: [XHTML2] Poor little old <a>

From: Etan Wexler <ewexler@stickdog.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2003 02:54:36 -0700
To: Florent Geffroy <lecastor2001@yahoo.fr>, www-html@w3.org
Message-id: <BABA7DE9.DA3%ewexler@stickdog.com>

Florent Geffroy wrote to <mailto:www-html@w3.org> on 9 April 2003 in "Re:
[XHTML2] Poor little old <a>"

> The only thing which is better with nesting <a> is
> that you may have an infinite number of link. But it
> should be limited to only one.

This restriction is arbitrary and harmful. Take the existing, common case of
an Internet Engineering Task Force Request For Comments (RFC) issued in
three media types: plain text, Postscript, and Portable Document Format
(PDF). Why should a link not have all three as targets?

Etan Wexler <mailto:ewexler@stickdog.com>
Received on Thursday, 10 April 2003 05:55:10 UTC

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