What happens when one clic on a link ?
href="http://machine2/loc2/f2.html#name"> Link Label </a>
Q1 Where is the source file (URL : http://machine1/location1/file1.html or
Q2 Window in which it is displayed
"windowname" target attribute => should I open a new window ?
NB. : just don't use pop up windows
Q3 : which protocol (given, or if not => the same as the source file)
Q4 : which machine (given, or if not => the same as the source file)
Q5 : which location (absolute or relative to the source file)
( A0 : Send a DNS request to convert the server machine name into an IP number
A1 : Connect to the server machine (where the file si available), HTTP, port
A2 : Request the file by sendinding location + file name (second half of the
(A2 bis : send some other information too, like Referer, one's IP number,
A3 : Receive Type MIME + file content
A4 : Parse the HTML :
file, attached style sheet files
Look for anchor target if specified in th URL (#name)
Display the HTML file taking into account the included objects.
Start some included object animation