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Re: [XHTML2] Poor little old <a>

From: Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2003 12:51:11 -0400
To: www-html@w3.org
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Florent Geffroy wrote:

> And what about something like :
> <a href="foo.pdf" alt="foo.txt">The Document</a>
> 
> Of course "alt" is not the best word (I don't have the
> time to seek for a better one), but it would be a
> great thing to have an alternate link if the first one
> fails.
> 
> 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.

Why limit it to one alternative? If alternatives are to be allowed,
I see no reason to limit it to just one.
Received on Thursday, 10 April 2003 12:51:17 GMT

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