[thelist] Is Target dead

Chris Hayes chris at londonweb.net
Fri Jun 18 08:02:56 CDT 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "RUST Randal" <RRust at COVANSYS.com>

David Dorward wrote:

>> This is good. Usability studies almost inevitably come to the
>> conclusion that new windows are harmful (and lead to panicked
>> users wondering why their back button is greyed out).

>While I agree that opening new windows may decrease usability in
>content-driven Web sites, it is a nearly a necessity in a Web
>application. Clients always seem to want this functionality for wizards
>or to view summarized information of an account.

What about a plain old website?  If the links section of my company website
actually takes users away from my site, I don't think I want a links section

It should be down to the designer to decide the best usage, XHTML can be
strict, it doesn't have to be utterly fascist.

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