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Re: [CSS3] tabbed(stacked) ...

From: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2006 01:31:32 +0100
Message-ID: <43E7EA64.104@students.cs.uu.nl>
To: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Matthew Raymond schreef:
>>> 3) It pollutes the URL.
>> No it does not. This preserves the ability to link to a certain state 
>> within a document (for free, it is inherent to the design), which is 
>> quite a valueable merit.
>    That's somewhat true, but we need to distinguish between a
> presentational state and linking to a specific part of the document. If
> you're using an ID in the URL solely to trigger the :target
> pseudo-class, they you're talking about presentation.

I don’t think it is different than any other fragment identifier. You 
are linking to a specific clearly identified section of the document 
(e.g. interface settings, auto-reply settings, personal information, 
etc). Whether it is displayed as a tab is a presentational detail.

> If the user
> specifically wants to link to a certain element within the document,
> then that's a navigational state. What was proposed was using the
> document URL for presentational purposes.

Tabs aren’t navigational elements?


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Received on Tuesday, 7 February 2006 00:34:14 UTC

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