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Re: How to tell the browser that <A> is a link.

From: Ian Hickson <exxieh@bath.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 1998 19:43:51 +0100
Message-ID: <001501bd689e$92fe4220$cd20268a@hpxu>
To: Rasmus Kaj <kaj@interbizz.se>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
>This sounds really interesting to me. Would it be possible to use the
>content of the tag in the url? Then we could have automatic dictionary
>lookup, something like this:

>  personality: hyperlink;
>  href: url(my/dictionary.html#attr(content));
>And in the <abbr>html</abbr> document, the word html would be a link
>to the right place in the dictionary.


Now that really is cool. Add on top of that the fragment identifier idea,
and the dictionary page which appears could be set to only show the
paragraph in question! I like this. I like it a lot :-)

I'm not sure how the url( 'function' would be defined to allow this though.
Maybe it would have to be
or some such thing.

Ian Hickson
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