Re: Proposal: restricting <LINK> to hyperlinks
||Joe English <email@example.com>
||Fri, 25 Aug 95 15:14:08 EDT
Bert Bos <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> My checklist for LINK runs something like this:
> 1. can the link be put in a toolbar or menu?
> 2. can the link be ignored altogether?
> 3. can the type (REL attribute) be omitted without harm?
> 4. does the user explicitly have to traverse the link for something
> to happen?
> 5. does it perform an action or display new info
> If you get 5 times `yes' than it's a LINK.
> Maybe the way to get our intuitions about LINK (and META and even
> BASE) into line, is to come up with as many examples as we can and see
> if we can't agree on how they should be handled?
That sounds good to me.
To handle links to metainformation resources,
perhaps an HREF attribute could be added to <META>:
<META NAME=stylesheet HREF="...">
would be used instead of
<LINK REL=stylesheet HREF="...">