HTML5 has been receiving an extraordinary amount of attention, thanks in part to active support and promotion by Google, Apple, and Mozilla, among others. Despite its high profile, however, the HTML5 specification isn't even complete, much less officially blessed or broadly supported by browsers, and there are only a few pieces that are of immediate practical value.
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Whensomeone clicks a link to an external site, should that link open in anew tab or browser window, or should it replace the contents of thecurrent browser window?
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During thepast few days, there has been another batch of WordPress sites gettinghacked, this time with malicious code that redirects visitors to thesite to a fake virus scan page, which then tries to get the user todownload an "anti-virus" program that is, in fact, a virus.
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