[thelist] XHTML 1.0 Strict -no target attribute allowed?

Courtenay court3nay at gmail.com
Sat Oct 23 17:23:41 CDT 2004

that's an excellent link, thanks so much!  I'm going to do it that way
myself in the future,.

Just one thing---it's much cooler (IMO) to do
  for (i in whatever)

rather than
  for (i=0;; blah blah)

But then I think LISP is cool, too,.

Is there any reason why I shouldn't do it the shorter way?

On Sat, 23 Oct 2004 16:27:33 -0200, Symeon Charalabides
<symeon at systasis.com> wrote:
> > I have run them through the Validator, and the main stumbling block appears
> > to be the use of the target attribute for anchors (specifically
> > target="_"blank") for links to external sites which I wish to have open in
> > a new window. I have been crawling around W3c.org for ages, but cant find
> > anything on the syntax that I should use instead.
> I have been using the following technique with satisfactory results:
> http://www.sitepoint.com/article/standards-compliant-world
> The good things about it are:
> - you don't cramp your HTML with JS statements that shouldn't be there
> - it conforms with the spirit of Web Standards, not only with the syntax
> Symeon Charalabides (cosmopolite trainee)
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