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Re: OT: Web Standards

> From: Dave Sherohman <esper@sherohman.org>

> ....  This leads to such monstrosities as ...
> sites that abandon HREF tags in favor of
> javascript event handlers that are functionally identical, aside from
> breaking if javascript is disabled.  ...

Actually, they're not even functionally identical.  You can't (always):
- see the resolved URL in the browser status bar
- right-click to get a pop-up menu and save a bookmark, copy the URL to
  the clipboard, etc.  (IE, NS 4, NS 6)
- middle-click to open in a new window (NS 4 on Linux)

Daniel Barclay

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