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Re: Finding The New Acceptable Ways

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2001 18:19:54 +0000 (GMT)
To: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
cc: Dave Carscadden <davecarscadden@hotmail.com>, www-validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20011212181807.Q971-100000@fenris.webthing.com>

On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, Lloyd Wood wrote:

> > where gotopage() is your function to open whatever window you want,
> > bearing in mind my admonition.
>
> presumes javascript is available, whereas target only really requires
> frames.

That is one of the merits of this approach!  Using Javascript for this
means that "system default" behaviour is what the author wants, but
at the same time gives the user more control than using the target
attribute.

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Nick Kew

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