[xml-h] 1-to-many HTML links, prototyped

Jonas Jørgensen jonasj at jonasj.dk
Mon Jan 20 12:57:01 GMT 2003

Bob DuCharme wrote:
> While reading Micah's SkunkLink proposal, I was struck by the simplicity 
> of using an 'a' element to represent one-to-many links in HTML. I 
> remember seeing an argument against this somewhere, but don't remember 
> it, so I went ahead and prototyped an implementation. If you go to 
> http://www.snee.com/xml/linking/1toMdemo.xml you should see a page where 
> the green links are 1-to-many links. A View Source will show that the 
> file is basic XHMTL, except that the green links are marked up as nested 
> 'a' links.

I like this solution far better than the <nl/> element[1] in the XHTML 
2.0 draft. Have you considered proposing this for XHTML 2.0?

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml2/mod-list.html#edef_list_nl

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