Re: Question on BASE

Joe English (
Wed, 29 Jan 1997 19:02:25 PST

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Subject: Re: Question on BASE
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Date: Wed, 29 Jan 1997 19:02:25 PST
From: Joe English <>

MegaZone <> wrote:

> I'd like to use <BASE TARGET="_top"> on my pages to prevent people from
> including them as content in their frames - deliberately or accidently.
> 2 issues - TARGET isn't defined and HREF is required.
> So, the latter first.  'HREF="./"' should be fine - correct?

Nope -- the BASE element's HREF attribute has to be an
absolute URL, and "./" is a relative URL.

Improper <BASE> HREFs do really bad things to browsers...
trust me, I know...

--Joe English