Re: Absolute BASE

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Fri, 27 Feb 1998 00:00:39 -0500


Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19980227000039.009eb810@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 1998 00:00:39 -0500
To: "Rob" <wlkngowl@unix.asb.com>
From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <199802270416.XAA25397@unix.asb.com>
Subject: Re: Absolute BASE

At 11:03 PM 26/02/98 -0500, Rob wrote:
>Another use of base is to define the default target window. So for 
>example, a menu frame can have
>
>  <BASE TARGET="rightWindow">
>
>which makes sense to the major browsers but of course doesn't validate, 
>since the required HREF is missing.

It validates fine using HTML 4.0 Transitional:

<!ATTLIST BASE
  href        %URI;          #IMPLIED  -- URI that acts as
base URI --
  target      %FrameTarget;  #IMPLIED  -- render in this frame
--
  >

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Liam Quinn
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