[ale] New Tab
james.sumners at gmail.com
Sat May 19 19:30:46 EDT 2007
I agree with you both. I was just giving the "proper" way to do it.
On 5/19/07, Jim Popovitch <yahoo at jimpop.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-05-19 at 18:42 -0400, George Carless wrote:
> > On Sat, May 19, 2007 at 06:11:43PM -0400, James Sumners wrote:
> > > Both methods are equivalent; and equivalently deprecated, too. There
> > > is no way to specifically spawn a new tab. That is up to the client.
> > >
> > > While your method of opening a new window works, I would like to
> > > recommend something that doesn't annoy the hell out of those of us who
> > > dislike web pages behaving in undesired ways. If you do <a
> > > href="linked_page.html" onclick="window.open('linked_page.html');
> > > return false;"> instead, the page will open in a new window if the
> > > still open.
> > enabled.
> Even Better, let the user decide if they want the page to even open up
> in a new tap or window (shift+click, or not). I tend to dislike others
> deciding that their link should spawn a new browser window... a'la
> pop-up spam.
> -Jim P.
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