[thelist] weird anchor behaviour?

Chris Blessing webguy at mail.rit.edu
Thu Apr 4 08:25:00 CST 2002

It's my understanding that the "top" anchor is a programatically-included
anchor in the browser, but I'm not sure if it's a standard W3C-style.

Chris Blessing
webguy at mail.rit.edu

> Hi evolters
> I have just built a long page with lots of links back to the top.
> However I
> forgot to put in an anchor at the top and when I came to test the page the
> links to top still worked. They all point at <a name="top"> but
> there is no
> such anchor on the page !! This is happening in IE5.5, IE4 and Opera6, all
> on pc. I was amazed by this and I've double checked for the presence of an
> anchor named top but there isn't one.
> Has anyone else come across this?
> tia
> Julian

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