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No "target" allowed

From: Bernhard Kraft <kraftb@mokka.at>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 17:11:24 +0200
Message-ID: <40B6051C.4060301@mokka.at>
To: www-validator@w3.org

Hallo !

I have a short question about the HTML Validator.

If I validate a document with DOCTYPE
HTML 4.01 Strict
It tells me that there is no "target" attribute

What is the sense of this.
Each link NEEDS an target attribute if the target
is the same page (_top) or a new one (_blank) how
else could one programm a website where users can
click links belonging to the website which shouldn't
open a new window. and links going to "outside"
pages where the target should be _blank.

So what is the default behavour (of browsers) when clicking
a link without target : Open in a new window or in
the existing one ?

Isn't Strict a little bit too strict ???

PS: Please answer directly to my mail as I'm not on the list

Bernhard Kraft

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