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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.

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

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