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What is target=" 0"?

Is this why link wouldn't work?

   
1:43 pm on Jan 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

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While reading the NYTimes headlines, I clicked a link to view a new article, but no new page appeared. It was essentially a dead link. 'Took a peek at the code and the link was set to open in target="_0". What is this?
2:15 pm on Jan 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

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A mistake?
2:40 pm on Jan 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

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target="_0" isn't necessarily a mistake... If the link itself is valid then it should either open a new window (same as target="_blank") or in a frame, if there is a frame named "_0". If the window has already been opened, then it could be behind others.

Maybe your popup-blocker has blocked it?!

7:07 am on Jan 7, 2007 (gmt 0)

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If you named a page "0" in a frame, then it'll go to that page.