[wp-hackers] XHTML Strict compliant replacement for target=_new

Andy Skelton skeltoac at gmail.com
Sat Oct 22 21:24:21 GMT 2005

On 10/22/05, Amit Gupta <wp at igeek.info> wrote:
> no problem. also, someone raised the issue to not fiddle with
> standards & that they didn't mean validating the data & then
> manipulating it via DOM by adding the "target" attribute. so the
> function that I gave should satisfy him as well, as using "onclick"
> event handler is perfectly within standards & so is using the
> javascript "window.open". :)

Amit, I'll be satisfied when people stop trying to make their external
links open new windows/tabs on my computer. The only good excuse for
forcing open a new window, IMO, is to facilitate the use of an
internal web app. IMO.


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