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Re: HTML 4.01 Strict DTD missing an important attribute

From: Todd Fahrner <fahrner@pobox.com>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2000 14:36:19 -0700
Message-Id: <v04220812b538ed901154@[]>
To: Joe Kaczmarek <joe@getq.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
At 5:17 PM -0400 5/5/00, Joe Kaczmarek wrote:

>"target" doesn't necessarily means frames as you can target to "_blank"
>to open a new window (or even a new audio browser or braille browser
>since they want Strict to be media independent), or even target to
>"_top" to make sure that your Strict web site is not inside of somebody
>else's frames.

It's my understanding that targetting, opening windows and so on is 
putatively the realm of scripting/DOM, not hard-coded HTML semantics. 
Thus, with proper UA support for HTML's OBJECT element, DOM, and 
CSS-2, frames will be truly obsolete in every respect. We're not 
there yet, of course.

Todd Fahrner
Received on Friday, 5 May 2000 17:38:14 UTC

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