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Re: :here for Links

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 00:54:46 -0800
To: Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com>, <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BAAD4205.23685%tantek@cs.stanford.edu>

On 3/30/03 11:42 PM, "Daniel Glazman" <glazman@netscape.com> wrote:

> 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."
>> ~ Fëanor from iDevGames.com forum
> Yes, I proposed that pseudo-class a very long time ago, named
> :local-link or something.

I vaguely remember that you proposed simply ':local'

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