Originally Posted by Syniurge
There is no reason why e-readers couldn't offer different options to display the footnotes, now that the EPUB 3 standard has the footnote semantic attribute.
Some people will prefer hyperlinks, others will prefer to have them displayed at the bottom of the screen like paper books. Imo having to click and to change the page to read "footnotes" is frustrating...
ePub 3 is not supported. So all we have is ePub 2.