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Re: no attribute "TARGET"?

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2001 21:27:41 +0200
To: "Blackwood, David" <David.Blackwood@ccra-adrc.gc.ca>
Cc: "'www-validator@w3.org'" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <gulgmtgta0pto720ebgrfmobnr2i7lqhio@4ax.com>
* Blackwood, David wrote:
>I'm getting the following error despite the fact that the HTML 4.01
>documentation says that this is valid.

Only for Transitional and Frameset documents.

>Which is incorrect - the W3
>validator at http://validator.w3.org/file-upload.html or the documentation
>(http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/index/attributes.html and
>http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/present/frames.html#adef-target among others)?
>           TARGET="_newwin">Phone</A> |
>                  ^
>Error: there is no attribute "TARGET" for this element (in this HTML
>version) (explanation... </docs/errors.html>)

Ypu are probably using the strict DTD that doesn't include frame
features. '_newwin' isn't really a valid value for the target attribute,
user agents should ignore target names with a leading underscore except
the predefined target names.
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