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RE: New Window inform

From: Steve Vosloo <stevenvosloo@yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 15:44:45 +0200
To: "WAI IG" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <007d01c25807$0e86b600$130310ac@theijunction.icelogic.co.za>

> > START LINK
> > www.microsoft.com (link opens a new browser window)
> > END LINK
> 
> I really wouldn't recommend doing this though.
> 
> If, for instance, a screen reader already notified a user of 
> links opening in a new window, then they might hear something like:
> 
>   "Link: Microsoft, opens in a new window. Link opens a new browser
>   window."
> 
> I feel that informing users that a link opens in a different 
> window or frame is an issue for browsers, and not authors.


I hear you. I'd prefer not to have to tell the user and leave it up to
the user agent.

Does anyone know which user agents don't warn the user about a new
window/popup?
Received on Monday, 9 September 2002 09:40:12 GMT

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