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[Bug 11181] link type "external" either not useful or underspecified

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Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 13:22:23 +0000
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--- Comment #2 from Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> 2010-10-31 13:22:23 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> It's relatively common for pages, especially blogs or reference sites, to
> indicate an off-site link by styling it specially.  
> Exactly what "off-site" means is up to the author, but it usually refers to
> something on another domain.  (In shared-hosting setups, it could also refer to
> things on a different subdomain.)  The implication is that the resource at the
> other side of the link is not under the control of the author.

If it's for styling through CSS, why not use @class?

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