Re: Conveying type information to readers (was: Re: Multipart/mixed

Martijn Koster (
Mon, 11 Apr 1994 13:45:06 +0100

Chris Lilley writes:

> And if the URL contains no meaning, why display it in the browser?

Because as you've said yourself it is useful in 99% of the cases,
and because it gives an idea of the location of the file which
also aids browsing. Then again, there are a nuber of people who
actually think it shouldn't be displayd in the browser.

> how should the writer convey this information to the reader

Describe it: See this <A HREF="...">big 24bit colour image</A>, and
get the <A HREF>complete 24M distribution</A>.

-- Martijn
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