Anchors in current file... (Marc Andreessen)
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 93 13:10:06 -0500
From: (Marc Andreessen)
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To: David Martland <>
Subject: Anchors in current file...
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David Martland writes:
> I don't know whether it is a bug in Mosaic or not, but using BACK to
> return to a previous anchor does not seem to work if the anchor is
> in the same file.
> Sometimes it is useful to structure a document in one file, if only
> for distribution purposes, rather than splitting it up into a group
> of related files.
> I tried the same operation using the CERN Line Mode Browser on my
> data, and that did manage to go back to anchors in the same file.
> Is this another feature that browser writers need to consider
> carefully?

Yup, and Mosaic 2.x will have the opposite behavior from Mosaic 1.x
(due to popular request, and the fact we needed to support it for some
other stuff anyway).  So it'll be fun to see how many people think the
2.x way is a bug :-)...


Marc Andreessen
Software Development Group
National Center for Supercomputing Applications