[rfc-i] Relative attribute and the # character

Larry Masinter masinter at adobe.com
Wed May 27 19:31:13 PDT 2015

I think this takes too many assumptions from the HTML view.

RFCs (and I-Ds) are replicated, moved, and the context of the
rest of the web structure is variable.

I think the definition of the relative attribute should be
at the semantic level, and only turned into “#link” by the

E.g. intra-document links in a PDF file might not involve
prepending a “#” to the link at all.


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