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Re: pseudo-class suggestion

From: Victoria Rosenfeld <jiggy@holly.ColoState.EDU>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 15:18:47 -0700 (MST)
To: roconnor@uwaterloo.ca
cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.A41.3.95.980312151541.214826A-100000@holly.ColoState.EDU>

Lest y'all think that i'm just going to poo-poo everything I see... I like
this suggestion! :)

On Thu, 12 Mar 1998, Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor wrote:

> I'd like to add that, with a little luck, a consquence of the fragement
> pseduo-class would be that authours may be more inclined to mark up
> logical sections of thier text.  Example:
> 
> ...
> 
> <DIV ID="Sec-2.1">
> <H2 ID="h-2.1">2.1 What is the World Wide Web?</h2>
> 
> <p>The World Wide Web (Web) is a network of information resources. The Web
> relies on three mechanisms to make these resources readily available to
> the widest possible audience: 
> 
> ...
> 
> <DIV ID="Sec-2.1.1">
> <H3 ID="h-2.1.1">2.1.1 Introduction to URIs</H3>
> 
> <p>Every resource available on the Web -- HTML document, image, video
> clip, program, etc. -- has an address that may be encoded by a 
> Universal Resource Identifier, or "URI". 
> 
> ...
> 
> </DIV>
> 
> ...
> 
> </DIV>
> 
> (Text stolen from the HTML 4.0 specs)
> 
> Now authours have a good reason to mark and link to ``Sec-2.1.1'' as
> opposed to just linking to the header ``h-2.1.1''.  This may even
> eventually lead to ISO-HTML's Full Structuring.  This is all a Good Thing.
> 
> -- 
> Russell O'Connor                           roconnor@uwaterloo.ca
>     <URL:http://www.undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca/%7Eroconnor/>
> "And truth irreversibly destroys the meaning of its own message"
> -- Anindita Dutta, "The Paradox of Truth, the Truth of Entropy"
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 12 March 1998 17:19:03 GMT

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