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Re: invalid attribute 'target'

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:44:20 +0100
Message-ID: <51682BD4.2010206@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Evelien Draaisma <eveliendraaisma@hotmail.com>, "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>

Evelien Draaisma wrote:

> |What is wrong with the target='_BLANK'?|

It /forces/ the user to view the page in a new window.
For reasons of accessibility, such a choice should be
left to the client, not mandated by the provider.

Philip Taylor
Received on Friday, 12 April 2013 15:44:48 UTC

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