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Re: a:hover and a:active and named anchors

From: Jerry Baker <jerrybaker@attbi.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 15:43:00 -0600
Message-ID: <3D4070E4.5060202@attbi.com>
To: www-style <www-style@w3.org>

Tantek Celik says:
> So, really what you _should_ do is stop using named anchors, and use the
> "id" attribute instead directly on the target element (i.e. don't use an
> unnecessary <a> element at all for the destination of a hyperlink), which is
> much better structurally than those empty named anchors that litter the web.

That's a nice way to do it, but how do you address user agents that 
still deal with HTML 3, 4, and XHTML 1.0? There has got to be a way to 
address them.
Received on Thursday, 25 July 2002 17:43:02 UTC

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