Re: Future of meta-indices: site indexing proposal and Perl script

Mass Yosi (
Wed, 23 Mar 1994 11:17:42 --100

Dave Raggett wrote:

> Authors can create a location address element that pairs the object in
> question with a unique local identifier. There are three kinds
> of addressing:

> a) by name (using ID attributes)
> b) by position in a coordinate space (the GIF example)
> c) by semantic construct (e.g. the 3rd polygon on the left)

My suggestion is that the position will be

1) A character number N (from the begining of the document)
2) An (x,y) pixel inside image number N in the document.

If there is a well defined syntax for this, it can be used in a URL
to point to any location in the document.