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Re: Amaya <base> bug

From: Irene VATTON <Irene.Vatton@imag.fr>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 09:00:10 +0100
Message-Id: <199611130800.JAA18836@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: "Dr. Bill C. Riemers" <bcr@feynman.com>
cc: www-amaya@w3.org
In-reply-to: Your message of Wed, 13 Nov 1996 01:13:07 -0500."
             <199611130613.BAA03787@rb26.superlink.net> 
>  
>  Hi there,
>  
>  I just downloaded Amaya 8c for Linux 1.0.9 ELF.  I must say, it does look
>  like a nice tool for seeing how my web pages look under alternate conditions,
>  and editing them.  Although, I instantly discovered a bug.  All of my
>  web pages have:
>  
>    <base target=_parent>

Sorry Bill, it is not a bug. The HTML 3.2 dtd doesn't accept a target attribute for the
element. <base> The only available attribute is href.
I know Netscape adds attributes anywhere, just to solve its problems.

>  
>  in the <head></head> block.  This is so I can use netscape frames, and not
>  have it propigate to child links...   The problem is that Amaya somehow
>  assumes href='', and hense fails to load most of the graphics.  Strangly
>  enough, it loads a couple of the images anyways.  As soon as I elminate the
>  <base target=_parent> line, the web page loads normally.
>  
>  Anyways for now I can work around this problem by moving the target= commands
>  into the anchor statements...
>  
>                                          Bill
>  
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Regards
  Irene.
Received on Wednesday, 13 November 1996 09:02:04 UTC

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