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

From: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 20:50:31 +0000
Message-ID: <47BC9297.7080909@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: Jake Liddell <jake@fourhats.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org



Jake Liddell wrote:
 > I agree entirely.  We use _blank to enable us to provide often detailed
 > supplementary information during a lengthy (16 page) application form
 > process for a financial services provider.  [...]
 > I don’t see what’s wrong with this approach.  It’s intuitive for the
 > user.

It may be intuitive for /some/ users.  For myself, whenever
I need a gloss or guidance from such a form, I right-click
and select "open in new window".  My decision, not the
page author's.

Philip TAYLOR
Received on Wednesday, 20 February 2008 20:52:40 GMT

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