Browser: Phoenix 0.4, Build Id 20021118 OS: Windows .Net Server The url on Sun's website uses anchors like so: <a name="" /><h4>What's new and cool in Solaris 9 software</h4> <span class=grey><ul> All the text that follows the anchor tag gets underlined if the css on the page indicates that links should be underlined on hover. This page does not exhibit the same behaviour on IE. Only the links get underlined. I looked up the HTML Tag reference at DevEdge and this is what the reference has to say: <A NAME="anchorName" > ... </A> Example <A NAME=section2> <H2>A Cold Autumn Day</H2></A> Nowhere in the spec does it say that <a name="blah" /> should be supported, so I am thinking this is either an extension of the spec or should be taken up by Evangelism to correct the matter.
seeing this on Linux too build 2002120104. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 160822 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
OS: Windows XP → All
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
reopening, the dupe is fixed, not this one. Sent feedback e-mail.
Status: RESOLVED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: DUPLICATE → ---
Summary: Funny behaviour with the <a name="blah" /> tag → sun.com - After <b> all text is underlined on mouseover
The following link exhibits a similar problem: http://news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1039523785796 Viewing the source of this link indicates extensive usage of /> to end tags like the form tag. The entire article is underlined. Is this tech evang too?
got answer from Sun: "Thank you for your message. Unfortunately the anchor tags are automatically inserted by our content management system and cannot easily be removed. We are sorry for the inconvenience."
Assignee: jst → susiew
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: DOM HTML → US General
Ever confirmed: true
Product: Browser → Tech Evangelism
QA Contact: stummala → zach
Version: Trunk → unspecified
ccing other evangs.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago → 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
v. thanks Olivier!
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Product: Tech Evangelism → Tech Evangelism Graveyard
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