W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org > February 1997

Re: 2.4: Link recognition by processor fiat?

From: <lee@sq.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 97 14:34:36 EST
Message-Id: <9702151934.AA08256@sqrex.sq.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
> 2.4: Should we allow that processors can decide that something is a link for
>      their own unspecified reasons, e.g. hardwired knowledge of their own
>      private element types, or external interaction?

Yes.

Example: an encyclopaedia with a dictionary available may let you
right-click on any word and get the dictionary definition, even if the
word wasn't explicitly marked up.

Example: user-defined annotations and links

Lee
Received on Monday, 17 February 1997 03:30:18 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 20:25:07 UTC