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Re: Validation error frequencies (target="_new")

From: j.j. <moz@jeka.info>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 09:32:46 +0100
Message-ID: <20080206093246.tu7tpxbq4g0k8ccc@www.hosting-agency.de>
To: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk> hodd gsachd:

> On 04/02/08 20:57, j.j. wrote:

>> Browsers handle target="_new" same as target="xyz".
>
> Firefox handles target="_new" specially like target="_blank".

Indeed, I see now and ask me why. This isn't Netscape2,3,4's original  
behaviour and seems like a bug to me.

> _new seems to be used quite commonly

Yes, but my assumption is: Authors do it by mistake and a validator  
warning to use _blank instead would be helpful.

j.j.
Received on Wednesday, 6 February 2008 08:32:59 UTC

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