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Re: TARGET attribute

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 20:40:39 -0500
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To: "David Meadows" <david@heroes.force9.co.uk>, "W3C Validator" <www-validator@w3.org>
At 12:24 AM 28/01/99 -0000, David Meadows wrote:
>Kevin Berkheiser <KBerk@Bigfoot.com> wrote:
>>My problem has been with framed pages.  If I try to put the target
>>in a strict document, the validator complains.  I actually had to use
>>JavaScript to open a new window just so I could validate strict.  Seems
>>a waste when the target command is so much easier.   Target is perfectly
>>valid in frameset and even transitional documents.  What is the solution
>>strict HTML 4?

There isn't one.  If you want to use HTML 4.0 Strict, don't use the TARGET

>I have the same problem. The Strict specification *does* include "Target"

No, it doesn't.  Check again.  If you go to
<http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/strict.dtd> and do a search on "target",
you won't find anything.

Liam Quinn
Received on Wednesday, 27 January 1999 20:41:01 UTC

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