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Re: :here for Links

From: Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 09:42:43 +0200
Message-ID: <3E87F173.3010605@netscape.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

Chris Vincent wrote:

> I'm not sure if it's an idea which has been brought up yet, but I 
> think it would be useful to have a pseudo element called :here or 
> something similar. The purpose is to select only hypertext links link 
> point to the current page. This way, web developers don't have to go 
> to the navigation device on every page and make the links have special 
> classes or anything like that.
> "Clearly, if people use the same word with subtly different meanings, 
> but they think they mean the same thing, communication is just noise."
> ~ FŽanor from iDevGames.com forum 

Yes, I proposed that pseudo-class a very long time ago, named 
:local-link or something.

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