Re: Anchors in current file...
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Subject: Re: Anchors in current file... 
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1993 16:37:24 +0200
Status: RO
> Now, whether that behavior is legitimate with regard to HTML specs is another
> matter...

"Back" is not defined by the HTML specs (nor are the semantics of
following a link, I believe).  But my vote would be to have a 1-1
mapping between forward and backward moves, with the motivation that
it's less confusing for the first-time user.  I'm sure that the
complaint which triggered this thread will occur times and times again
as long as Mosaic has its current behavior.  On the other hand, I
expect that nobody will complain when "Back" moves back in the same

Marc, could we have this, please?

- --Guido van Rossum, CWI, Amsterdam <>