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Discussion in 'Software Development' started by prasannakarthikl, Oct 6, 2008.

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  1. prasannakarthikl

    prasannakarthikl Thread Starter

    Oct 3, 2008
    Why the href tag is not working, if http is not used? Is it mandatory,if so why?
  2. mt2002


    Sep 14, 2005
    Its mandatory, The reason is because there are different types of protocols that can be used (http, ftp, et al...) so you need to specify the type of protocol.
  3. JimmySeal


    Sep 25, 2007
    The protocol need not be specified in relative links (links to locations on the same server).
    So if a page located at
    had a tag
    <a href="morefiles/yay.html">

    this would be essentially the same thing as
    <a href="http://www.mywebpage.com/files/morefiles/yay.html">
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