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Re: Browser defaults should please the mass of authors

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 13:25:07 -0500
Message-ID: <480CDC03.6070108@mit.edu>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>

Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> The problem is that we have many years of experience telling us that 
> authors will do whatever they can to force new windows upon users

I think you missed David's point, which was that while this reasoning might make 
sense in this one case, a blanket principle that author convenience that trumps 
user convenience (which is what Henri proposed) is by no means desirable, nor a 
given.

-Boris
Received on Monday, 21 April 2008 18:25:57 UTC

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