[thelist] Is Target dead

Chris Hayes chris at londonweb.net
Mon Jun 21 06:31:58 CDT 2004

>> Good, down with <blink> :)  target="_blank" however is functionally very
>> useful, if not indispensable, when used with care.  We shouldn't need to
>> rely on scripting to get it back.

>Yes, we should. structure to the markup, style to the CSS, behaviour to
>the scripts, power to the people, ashes to ashes and dust to dust.

I concede.  Although I don't agree your previous analogies apply.  The above
is clearly the right way.

Now, all we need is for markup/CSS rendering and script/DOM handling to be
universally standard.  Historically I've always avoided using <script >, it
was the biggest can-o-worms in the business.

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