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[whatwg] a and button

From: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2008 18:19:12 +0100
Message-ID: <26b395e60810191019k627aacebmc72761f6d1ec9acf@mail.gmail.com>
This of course doesn't support open link in new window/tab, download
link, bookmark link, drag copy anchor, and history coloring.

not sure if i've missed anything.

a number of these things are actually browser bugs imo, but solving
them is non trivial (if not nearly np-hard)

On 10/19/08, Kornel Lesinski <kornel at geekhood.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Oct 2008 16:09:11 +0100, H?kon Wium Lie <howcome at opera.com>
> wrote:
>
>>  > <button style="text-decoration: underline; color:blue">W3C</button>
>>
>> It's not a link. I'd like for buttons to work as links so that they
>> take me to a page when I click on them.
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-ui/#appearance
>
> a {appearance: button} should do that.
>
> In current browsers:
>
> <form method="get" action="url" style="display:inline"><button/><form>
>
> is very close to a link.
>
> --
> regards, Kornel Lesinski
>

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