Re: What are the problems with IDML?

Stephanos Piperoglou wrote:
> META and LINK tags should, as I view it, be more standardized. If you could
> define author name, email address, index, back and forward and the browser
> recognized these, then everyone's life would be easier since every browser
> could have a toolbar or whatever that includes options like "Back",
> "Forward", "Index" and "Mail" that could be used by all pages...

You can already do this.  Lynx can e-mail back someone based
on the link relationship "MADE"; WebTraveler, Lexicon, and
others can understand "NEXT", "PREV", and so on.  I don't see
why both Microsoft and Netscape have chosen to ignore outright
such a useful feature.

Ping (Ka-Ping Yee): Developer, Alias|Wavefront Inc. (Tokyo)
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Received on Saturday, 17 August 1996 04:58:10 UTC