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Re: external/internal hyperlinks

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 09:51:31 +0200
To: "Simon Bellwood" <simon@logikal.net>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <jl7abucv9rvpu5hnct4vtdak46jptrdpf1@4ax.com>
* Simon Bellwood wrote:
>A lot of sites seem to be using icons to differentiate between internal and
>external links.
>It would be nice if we could specify that hyperlinks within the same domain
>name have one colour, and hyperlinks that are not in the same domain name do

You want a selector to select objects with a base URI hierachially
"below" some given URI. Well, me too :-)

>This would probably get more complicated, and a list specifying "internal"
>domains might be needed, e.g. if microsoft.com linked to microsoft.co.uk,
>this might need to be an internal link.

This is nothing you can express in a simple manner in CSS, leave it to
the author by using classes or markup facilities.
Received on Friday, 12 April 2002 03:52:23 UTC

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