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Re: target attribute of anchor tags

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2002 14:18:21 -0000
Message-ID: <025c01c23ee6$77b8dfc0$ca969dc3@emedia.co.uk>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>

"Thanasis Kinias" <tkinias@optimalco.com>
>> Mozilla preferences: advanced: scripts and windows.
>>   uncheck 'Allow webpages to open a link in a new window'
>> technology providing solutions for problems technology creates.

>When I can choose my platform, I use Galeon with tabs, so the problem is
>reduced.  However, there are plenty of situations where I must use a
>public or shared Windows box with nothing but MSIE (or maybe an ancient
>NS4).  With these, there's nothing you can do.

Of course there is, you can either use a proxy, or if you really are on a
public machine - you can use a scripting solution yourself to remove
their scripting solutions (javascript:for
(i=0;i<document.links.length;i++) document.links[i].target='';void 0 )
for simple target, also remove onclick to avoid scripting ones.

Received on Thursday, 8 August 2002 10:21:49 UTC

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