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Re: Why authors are using Transitional (and target="_blank")

From: Sam Kuper <sam.kuper@uclmail.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 11:01:28 +0000
Message-ID: <4126b3450802190301m7e38bef5m6a5b40a243483aa3@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org
On 19/02/2008, Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com> wrote:
>
>
> > or any other globally unique ID (e.g.
> > target="gmail_<internal_mail_id>" where <internal_mail_id> is the ID
> > used in Gmail database to identify the mail message).
>
> Except that a mail may link to multiple websites, and you'd probably
> want them each opening in separate tabs, not overwriting each other.
>
> The advantage of a named window (target="help" or whatever) is that it
> can be re-used (such as for updating the help content for the current
> page, rather than spawning yet another window).  If you just want to
> open a new window and have no desire ever to use it for anything else
> then target="_blank" seems the best way of expressing that.
>
>
Exactly.

Sam
Received on Tuesday, 19 February 2008 11:01:36 UTC

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