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opening a link in a new window (hope this is ok for this list)

From: Ian Christie <ichristie@bmts.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 00:09:10 -0500
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To: www-validator@w3.org
Below are the results of my running a page I'm working on, through the W3C 
HTML Validator. I have the DocType set for XHTML 1.0 Strict.


My question is, since the target attribute of the anchor tags is not valid 
in XHTML 1.0, how do I make a link that opens in a new window? The 
attribute is not valid in HTML 4.01 Strict either.

Ian Christie

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