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Re: [XHTML] @show on <a/>

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 19:53:36 +0100
Message-ID: <20060307195336.zua6b9va55sg4gog@webmail.annevankesteren.nl>
To: www-html@w3.org

Quoting dolphinling <lists@dolphinling.net>:
>> That was a mistake. We need "target" at least for <object>.
> Why?
> If it's for the same reason that target currently exists and you're 
> planning on using <object> like an iframe, then no, that's wrong.

I don't see why that would be wrong.

> Links are for moving from one resource to another. <object> is for 
> external data that is part of the current resource. If you're 
> changing the source of the <object> data, then you're changing the 
> current resource, and it belongs in the realm of javascript.
> ("Resource" here meaning the same thing it does in URL/URI)

That's a related problem, yes. I hope that can be solved one day. 
Perhaps using
the identifier approach from XFrames or something else.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 7 March 2006 18:53:36 UTC

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