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Re: Validator Error?

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 17:24:38 -0400 (EDT)
To: Nikolay Dolgov <ndolgov@hotmail.com>
cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33L2.0206101723480.14093-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Sat, 25 May 2002, Nikolay Dolgov wrote:

> I'm getting concerned with the validator service. It would not validate a
> page which contains a TARGET attribute for A element("Error: there is no
> attribute "TARGET" for this element (in this HTML version)"). I do not see
> any good reason for it, since HTML 4.01 clearly states "The target attribute
> may be set for elements that create links (A, LINK), image maps (AREA), and
> forms (FORM)."

The TARGET attribute is not in HTML 4.01 Strict.  If you want to use
TARGET, use HTML 4.01 Transitional or Frameset.

Liam Quinn
Received on Monday, 10 June 2002 17:24:32 UTC

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