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Re: [XHTML] @show on <a/>

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 08:27:25 +0100
Message-ID: <4402A9DD.4040301@cwi.nl>
To: Daniel Schierbeck <daniel.schierbeck@gmail.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org

How would it be different from the target attribute as it now works?

Steven Pemberton

Daniel Schierbeck wrote:
> Has there been any talk of adding a @show attribute, similar to the one 
> defined by XLink[1] (maybe only with "new" and "replace" as accepted 
> values), to the <a/> element? I think it is natural for the author of a 
> document to specify whether a hyperlink target deviates from the flow of 
> the document. Adding @show only to <a/> would make its role clearer, and 
> justify <a/> being in the spec at all.
> Just a thought.
> Cheers,
> Daniel
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xlink/#show-att
Received on Monday, 27 February 2006 07:27:35 GMT

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