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

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 15:07:33 -0600
Message-ID: <da131fde0802201307t6620ee6bn7dfd6df13a4fa3b6@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Philip TAYLOR" <Philip-and-LeKhanh@royal-tunbridge-wells.org>
Cc: "Jake Liddell" <jake@fourhats.com>, public-html@w3.org

I middle-click :)

However, sometimes things are not so clear due to some web-sites using
JavaScript links for "Help" dialogs and whatnot.  If you middle-click
or right-click "Open New Window" on one of those links, you get a JS
error dialog...

Regards,
Jeff

On 2/20/08, Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@royal-tunbridge-wells.org> wrote:
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>  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.
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> 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
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Received on Wednesday, 20 February 2008 21:07:44 GMT

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