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Amaya <base> bug

From: Dr. Bill C. Riemers <bcr@feynman.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1996 01:13:07 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199611130613.BAA03787@rb26.superlink.net>
To: www-amaya@w3.org

Hi there,

I just downloaded Amaya 8c for Linux 1.0.9 ELF.  I must say, it does look
like a nice tool for seeing how my web pages look under alternate conditions,
and editing them.  Although, I instantly discovered a bug.  All of my
web pages have:

  <base target=_parent>

in the <head></head> block.  This is so I can use netscape frames, and not
have it propigate to child links...   The problem is that Amaya somehow
assumes href='', and hense fails to load most of the graphics.  Strangly
enough, it loads a couple of the images anyways.  As soon as I elminate the
<base target=_parent> line, the web page loads normally.

Anyways for now I can work around this problem by moving the target= commands
into the anchor statements...


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