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PROV-ISSUE-400 (DistinguishExternalLinks): Links to external web pages/documents should be distinguished [Accessing and Querying Provenance]

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Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2012 21:07:36 +0000
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PROV-ISSUE-400 (DistinguishExternalLinks): Links to external web pages/documents should be distinguished [Accessing and Querying Provenance]

http://www.w3.org/2011/prov/track/issues/400

Raised by: Graham Klyne
On product: Accessing and Querying Provenance

GK said, in response to someone:
>> My tendency on writing the text has been to use direct links for non-citations (not in square brackets), as some of these don't correspond to citations, and in some cases I want to point to a specific section in the text of the target document.

> Okay, please just note that it's unsettling by not knowing if clicking on a link will force me to a new external page.
> (in the situation where I'm not reading in detail, but trying to scour what is there to find what I'm looking for).

I think I should look into using styling of external links to add a wiki-style external-link symbol to these.
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