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From Dave Brondsema <d...@brondsema.net>
Subject Re: fork in doc-v20?
Date Wed, 25 Aug 2004 16:05:57 GMT
On Wed, 25 Aug 2004, Clay Leeds wrote:

> On Aug 25, 2004, at 7:10 AM, Dave Brondsema wrote:
> > "Zap jump and fork, and rename 'link' to 'a' for better HTMLness" was
> > done
> > to the v20 DTD.  But <a> doesn't support the target attribute.
> > Shouldn't
> > it so the capabilities of fork and zap aren't lost?
>
> That might be nice, although @target has been deprecated in XHTML
> 1.1[1]. It may be OK if you/we plan to use the Transitional DTD,
> though[2].
>
> [1]
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/WD-xhtml11-20000105/xhtml11
> -20000105.html#a_changes
>
> [2] (look under "FRAMESET")
> http://hem.fyristorg.com/alpha_www_tools/HTMLmanual/text/doctype.html
>

Doc v20 does not have to be in alignment with XHTML, although we might as
well make it so if we can.  XHTML 1.x is modularized [1] and has a target
module that provides @target for <a>. The latest draft of XHTML 2.0 [2]
does not have a target module.


[1]
http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-modularization/

[2]
http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml2/

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