Link to New Window or Not

Subject: Link to New Window or Not
From: "CB Casper" <knowone -at- surfy -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 06:48:04 -0800

I've been keeping track of the mission to Titan and
noticed that on the NASA website they have used a
consistent and fairly intuitive means to indicate
whether the link opens a new browser window, or goes
to the webpage directly.

For links that open a new window, they include a plus sign at the beginning of the visible link.
+ Read More
opens up a new window

Rings Around the Pole
navigates to the page

The web page that shows this is:

I think that this is a good convention and well
worth emulating to establish as a standard practice.

And, for those who check, NASA doesn't do it 100%,
there are a couple of goofs.

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