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target attribute

From: Edward Barrow <edward@plato32.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2000 20:33:29 -0000
Message-ID: <01BF893D.F2EB9900.edward@plato32.demon.co.uk>
To: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>
Could someone explain to me why the target attribute is absent from the 
xhtml 1.0 strict dtd, but not deprecated in the transitional dtd? I can 
understand why it is not supported in relation to frames but it is also 
useful, with the value new, to launch a new window - functionality which 
xlink supports in the show attribute. Do I have to stick to the loose dtd 
until such time as useragents supporting xlink are widespread?

Edward Barrow
Received on Wednesday, 8 March 2000 15:36:48 UTC

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