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Re: Hyperlinks: MPRDV

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 1996 17:00:04 -0500
Message-Id: <199612202200.RAA06878@nathaniel.ebt>
To: tbray@textuality.com
CC: w3c-sgml-wg@www10.w3.org
>The Web is the largest working hypermedia instance.  It supports one
>widely-used form of hyperlink, the <A> or Anchor element.  These links are
>unidirectional and [this is a basic design principle of the web] specify
>basically nothing about their target except its location.  The links carry no
>typing or role information, beyond the unconstrained text that may be found
>between the <A> and </A> tags.  HTML offers another hyperlink facility, the
>LINK header element, but it is not widely used.

I would say that <FRAME>, <IMG> <APPLET>, <OBJECT>, etc. are also a form
of hyperlink...
Received on Friday, 20 December 1996 17:02:14 UTC

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