[thelist] Is Target dead

Tim Beadle tim.beadle at iop.org
Fri Jun 18 10:02:50 CDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-18 at 15:52, Sarah Sweeney wrote:
> Deciding not to use the XHTML strict doctype simple because it does not 
> support target seems like a very extreme solution to me. I think this is 
> a case where people (like me) agree with what the W3C recommends for 
> XHTML strict, and agree with /almost all/ elements and/or attributes 
> that have been deprecated - except the target attribute :)

Not at all! If you need target, use transitional. It's as simple as

Merely validating to a doctype is admirable enough*. It doesn't have to
be the very latest one, you know.


* Because there are enough lame sites out there who either don't bother
to set a doctype or, if they do, come nowhere near to validating to it.
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