[whatwg] Target Attribute Values
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Apr 27 22:24:00 PDT 2007
On Fri, 27 Apr 2007, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> Won't this just lead authors (who care about conformance) to use
> window.open(), with equally bad results that it's harder for the UA to
I also made it non-conforming for window.open().
> This move seems to be taking the opposite of the logic behind the ping
> One valid reason to use _blank instead of a named target to open a new
> window is the fact that the top-level frame namespace is global, and you
> don't want to collide with windows opened by other web apps, or even
> other instances of your own web app.
These are strong arguments for putting _blank back.
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