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Re: Clarification sought on checkpoint 10.1

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 21:54:28 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200105302054.f4UKsSf19044@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> another case would be to post a message that you are leaving the site or use
> a message that says <you are exiting this site> some people have disclaimers
> attached.

These are typically done as popups, violating the guideline!

> also when i read, "do not change the current window without informing the
> user", i take this to mean they are talking about the current site going
> someplace else.  so an internal link changes the current window and the

It's talking about any creation of a new window, whether the target is
on or off site.  Creating new windows for off site links is particularly
annoying; it's done to try and retain the punter on the site, but it
just leads to a clutter of open windows, and problems flushing the
history stack.
Received on Wednesday, 30 May 2001 17:09:24 UTC

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