A new render of newxml

Jeroen Coumans jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat May 1 04:44:51 PDT 2004

M.Canales.es said the following on 30-04-2004 17:49:
>>Also, links shows redundant sets of links that look like this:
>> Link: home
>> Link: up
>> Link: previous
>> Link: next
> This set of links are placed in {head} by default for both the DSSSL and XSL 
> StyleSheets. I don't now if this is required by something (i.e. 
> accesibility). Maybe Jeroem could say us if we must stay with it or if can be 
> safely removed.

-> score 2-2 ? :-)

There are actually three sets of navigational links currently on the 
- in <head>
- top of <body>
- bottom of <body>

The <head> links are good for accessibility and usability (use eg. Opera 
or <Firefox with http://texturizer.net/firefox/extensions/#linktoolbar> 
to see them in action). They are also good for establishing meaningful 
(semantic) relationships between sets of documents.

I agree that Lynx/Links/W3m/YourFavoriteTextBrowser should not be 
presented with superfluous sets of links. Based on the fact that most 
people will read top-> bottom, the links at the top are the least useful.

Thus, I propose to eliminate the top navigational links (ul 

Jeroen Coumans

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