[whatwg] Proposal: target="_tab"

João Eiras joao.eiras at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 05:55:53 PDT 2008

IMO, both _blank and _tab should always open in the same window, under a  
new tab. Else that would be bad usability.
Browsers currently already support this.
So, I think it's therefore redundant.

Na , Simon Pieters <simonp at opera.com> escreveu:

> In http://forums.whatwg.org/viewtopic.php?t=185 it is proposed that  
> authors should have the ability to suggest that links open in new  
> windows and new tabs. The suggested solution is to introduce a new  
> browsing context keyword "_tab".
> Use case for opening a new window with specified size: help popup.
> Use case for opening a new window without specified size: print page.
> Use case for opening a new tab: links in GReader for later reading.
> Demand for this feature: http://www.google.com/search?q=_tab

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