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Re: Irony in following own tips?

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 15:47:22 -0500
Message-ID: <dc21c7860510311247g3bb63870xeb193e297a44ca20@mail.gmail.com>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: Wren Weburg <wweburg06@weburg.com>, www-qa@w3.org

The rule is not to take verbs out of links, it's that link text should
not tell the user or server what to do in following it. Following the
link labeled "Avoid talking about mechanics" won't stop you from
talking about mechanics or cause the server to remove discussions of
mechanics from the page; it'll take you to a page about this topic.
Thus in context it is acting like a noun (referring to the page)
rather than a verb (causing some action).
Received on Monday, 31 October 2005 20:47:29 UTC

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