[E-voting] Re: URL stripping

Margaret McGaley Margaret.McGaley at redbrick.dcu.ie
Tue Mar 16 14:18:31 GMT 2004


On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 06:14:00AM -0800, John Lambe wrote:
> 
> It won't necessarily be able to extract the correct peice of text
> describing the link. We could decide on a convention for writing links
> and their titles in future.
> I suppose the ideal would be to retreive the referenced page and get
> its title, but that would only work for HTML pages.
> 

How about:

URL: http://blah
Title: The site called blah
Brief Summary: This site is very interesting. It talks about blah.

It would be useful to always post links in that format anyway, for human
readers.

Margaret

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