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[whatwg] Proposal: target="_reference"

From: Křištof Želechovski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2008 19:07:55 +0200
Message-ID: <000e01c8a889$426859a0$4d01010a@IBM42F76C011DF>
How about target="_guide" instead?  
A reference is usually lengthy and unreadable; 
the designer should know better 
than to treat the poor user with a reference.

Chris

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[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Matthew Paul Thomas
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Subject: [whatwg] Proposal: target="_reference"

Summary: I propose target="_reference", which would open a link in a 
secondary viewport, for example a closable pane at the bottom of a 
browser window. This would be much less annoying and intimidating than 
target="_blank". It could be used immediately for providing help, and 
for linking to privacy policies, terms of use, etc within forms. 
Eventually it could also be used for footnotes and endnotes.
Received on Sunday, 27 April 2008 10:07:55 UTC

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