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Re: HTML 4.01 Strict DTD missing an important attribute

From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: Fri, 05 May 2000 16:17:15 -0400
Message-Id: <200005052015.QAA02107@hesketh.net>
To: www-html@w3.org
At 04:02 PM 5/5/00 -0400, Jerry Baker wrote:
>Is there a reason that the HTML 4.01 Strict DTD does not have "target"
>in the ATTRLIST for "A"? It seems as though someone wishing to create an
>HTML 4.01 strict document does not have any way to specify a target for
>an individual link.

I'm not on the HTML Working Group (or indeed affiliated with the W3C), but
I'm pretty sure that target was left out because the Strict DTD provides no
support whatsoever for frames.

It makes me crazy sometimes, but I'm pretty sure that's the case.

Simon St.Laurent
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