Originally Posted by kayiro
[…] i do know it still is used and i want my link like that because most people dont have their browsers set to open everything in a new tab.
Maybe that’s because they don’t want
links to open in new tabs/windows, or rather, they expect
links to open in the same window. Why would you wanna force your perception on them?
Originally Posted by Spookster
No it wasn't. It's currently a part of HTML5
Yes, it was. It was not part of (strict) HTML 4 and XHTML 1. It was only re-added to HTML 5 because HTML 5 is tag soup reloaded. That doesn’t mean it’s good practice to use it.
But let’s not start a debate on basic principles. felgall has made his point and I tend to agree with him, so whoever wants to follow does, and the other ones can go to hell.
All Hail Spookster!!