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Re: Anchor dilemma

From: Harold A. Driscoll <harold@driscoll.chi.il.us>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 1996 19:16:45 +0000
Message-Id: <2.2.16.19960213191645.4d77bec0@pop.interaccess.com>
To: murray@sq.com
Cc: yannick@silicium.fdn.fr (Yannick Cadin), www-html@w3.org
At 08:29 13/2/96 -0500, murray@sq.com wrote:
>> I would like to know if the construction below is possible or not?
>>  (Because the same text acts as a target and as a link.)
>> 
>> ... <A NAME="target"><A HREF="link_to_something">the text</A></A> ...
>> 
>> If it is wrong, I think I must use the syntax below:
>> 
>> ... <A NAME="target"></A><A HREF="link_to_something">the text</A> ...

>Try this:
>
>... <A NAME="target" HREF="link_to_something">the text</A> ...

This has become a popular area of confusion, and for many people is far from
obvious. I'd suggest that a short usage note would be a useful addition to
the next version of the language specification document.  /Harold
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