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No-click links

From: Barry <wassercrats@hotmail.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2005 11:25:33 -0500
Message-ID: <BAY102-DAV126CDC5C4F49ECFFB22996B9420@phx.gbl>
To: <www-html@w3.org>

How about an "exhibit" tag that points to an id value or some other selector 
value, like:

The list of top 10 frauds<exhibit style = "vertical-align: super;" href =
"#My_List">1</exhibit> shows that ...

It could be done with a "click = 'no-click'" attribute for an anchor tag 

A sighted human might not need a real link to the exhibit. If the exhibit is 
wrapped by the block of text containing the link, a regular link in the text 
would be a waste to click because it wouldn't lead anywhere. Bots that want 
all information that goes with a paragraph might like it.

Maybe they should be called "referential links" or "semantic links." 
Received on Saturday, 26 March 2005 16:26:02 UTC

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