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[whatwg] Target Attribute Values

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 22:40:21 -0700
Message-ID: <10BBD11B-DFF1-433C-932B-7EB3FCBE8CFC@apple.com>

On Apr 27, 2007, at 10:24 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Fri, 27 Apr 2007, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>
>> Won't this just lead authors (who care about conformance) to use
>> window.open(), with equally bad results that it's harder for the  
>> UA to
>> control?
>
> I also made it non-conforming for window.open().

Making particular script argument values non-conforming is not very  
effective, since you can't, in general, make a conformance checker  
for script API use. So making it non-conforming but still requiring  
UA support is effectively just a hint to conscientious authors not to  
use it.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Friday, 27 April 2007 22:40:21 UTC

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