Re: Finding The New Acceptable Ways

On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, Nick Kew wrote:

> On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, Lloyd Wood wrote:
> > > where gotopage() is your function to open whatever window you want,
> > > bearing in mind my admonition.
> >
> > presumes javascript is available, whereas target only really requires
> > frames.
> That is one of the merits of this approach!  Using Javascript for this
> means that "system default" behaviour is what the author wants, but
> at the same time gives the user more control than using the target
> attribute.

and that presumes javascript is _only_ used for spawning new pages,
and nothing else, so that the user really can assert control by
disabling it.

target="name" passes everything into a single named new window in a
frames-aware browser if a frame of that name isn't present - better
than target="_new".



Received on Wednesday, 12 December 2001 14:04:47 UTC