Dave_Raggett <>
From: Dave_Raggett <>
Message-id: <>
Subject: Re: LINKs
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 93 17:01:05 BST
Mailer: Elm [revision:]
Status: RO
> We want them very badly.

I am glad to hear that people want this facility, having spent a lot of
time working out how to do this effectively in HTML+.

> That is clunky but usable for navigation, but it doesn't help for printing
> when someone wants to print out a whole chapter by starting at a point in
> the hierarchy.  If a browser could follow the LINKs downward and in
> sequence, a user could specify to print a whole chapter.  It appears that
> this is exactly what the LINK mechanism was designed to do, but it doesn't
> seem to be supported.

HTML+ also provides a solution for printing, via the "print" attribute for
links. This determines whether a link is to be treated as a cross reference,
a footnote (when nodes are short enough to be included as a footnote) or as a
separate section.

Dave Raggett