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December 13, 2003 at 6:03 am #21782
(re: re: re: User generated links should bring up a new browser window.) I personally wouldn’t… there’s a lot of discussion on this very topic across many web development sites. A link is a link and the power of opening one up in situ or in a new page is in the hands of the user. A user can easily use shift-click or right click, open in new…
‘Some’ users’ don’t want to have pop-up windows and (obviously) some do.
Take a look at the XHTML spec, the target attribute is deprecated (as it was in HTML 4 strict). You can of course ignore the [X]HTML doctype and place any old ‘code’ in and most browsers would be ‘happy’.