[thelist] target="_new" and xhtml 1.0

Erika Meyer erika at seastorm.com
Tue Aug 1 21:54:47 CDT 2000

Use the "transitional" not the "strict" DTD.


>when i validated the following page
>[http://www.cyklotron.com/journal/countries/colombia/19941221a] at the w3c
>website I got the following error:
>*    Line 59, column 828:
>   ... n Spanish about El Parque de San Antonio." target="_new" href="http://
>                                                         ^
>Error: there is no attribute "target"
>here is the link i am using:
><a title="click here to see a short article in Spanish about El Parque de
>San Antonio." target="_new"
>igo=55"> here</a>
>tia! i can't figure it out
>george at cyklotron.com
>"There are no absolutes," they chatter, blanking out the fact that they are
>uttering an absolute. -Ayn Rand
>  >> apparently target is no longer a valid attribute in xhtml 1.0. is this
>  >> right?
>  >
>  > I'm not aware of any problem with the target attribute, and my
>  > reading of the XHTML spec doesn't suggest any problems, either. 
>What prompts
>  > your question?
>  >
>  > James Aylard

erika at seastorm.com

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