[thelist] weird anchor behaviour?

Ben Phillips ben at inchima.com
Thu Apr 4 08:26:01 CST 2002

> 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?

top is a built-in anchor in some of the browsers, so you don't have to
put it in. they know what you mean. however, on some other browsers, it
doesn't work, so you do have to put it in. so... put it in.


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