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Re: What are the problems with IDML?

From: Ka-Ping Yee <kpyee@aw.sgi.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 1996 15:56:14 +0900
Message-Id: <32156D0E.42DC@aw.sgi.com>
To: Stephanos Piperoglou <stephanos@hol.gr>
Cc: Matthew James Marnell <marnellm@portia.portia.com>, Mary Morris <marym@finesse.com>, www-style@w3.org, www-html@w3.org
Stephanos Piperoglou wrote:
> META and LINK tags should, as I view it, be more standardized. If you could
> define author name, email address, index, back and forward and the browser
> recognized these, then everyone's life would be easier since every browser
> could have a toolbar or whatever that includes options like "Back",
> "Forward", "Index" and "Mail" that could be used by all pages...

You can already do this.  Lynx can e-mail back someone based
on the link relationship "MADE"; WebTraveler, Lexicon, and
others can understand "NEXT", "PREV", and so on.  I don't see
why both Microsoft and Netscape have chosen to ignore outright
such a useful feature.

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