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Re: :here for Links

From: Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2003 03:14:54 +0200
Message-ID: <3E88E80E.7060300@netscape.com>
To: Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Ernest Cline wrote:

> However, I have not seen a reason 
> presented why a user would care about differntiating between links in the 
> current page and those that are not.

(a) offline browsing with links to documents that are not locally stored
(b) W3C specs for instance, where it is now impossible to make the 
difference between local and external links.

This is a so silly and useless idea that Adobe Acrobat has been having 
it for years: the cursor is different when the pointer hovers over a 
local and an external link.

</Daniel>
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