Re: LINKs (Marc Andreessen)
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 93 02:20:38 -0500
From: (Marc Andreessen)
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To: Bob Stayton <>
Subject: Re: LINKs
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Bob Stayton writes:
> > From: Tony Sanders <>
> > > Well, everyone wants something different.
> > > 
> > > What we want to be able to do is have information in the HTML
> > > header that indicates the structural aspects of an HTML document
> > > relative to some larger whole, e.g. pages w/in an article, w/in
> > > an issue, w/in a volume w/in a journal.
> > 
> > What you want are <LINK>'s which are defined in HTML but no one
> > implements them so I guess no one really wants to use them very
> > badly :-)
> We want them very badly.  Do we have a chicken and egg problem here?
> LINKs aren't implemented in browsers because they don't appear in
> the files, and they don't appear in the files because they aren't
> implemented?

Because they haven't been on the top of any volunteer developer's
priority list yet, and because nobody's yet offered to pay a volunteer
developer to raise the priority on them (or, even for the most part,
suggested that it's more important than a hundred and one other

> How do we get them?

We're gonna support them sometime in 2.0, I hope -- I think the
capabilities are quite important.