I think the point is to make it more obvious that if you click this
link you are leaving Wikipedia, so they won't think content they come
accross in another site is wikipedia's.
I personally don't feel strongly either way about this but I think it
has its merits.
John (the Ludraman)
On 10 Dec 2004, at 15:53, Gerard Meijssen wrote:
For whatever reason there is this silly sign that should indicate that
a link is external.
It is a silly thing for two reasons:
*It does not show itself in an IE browser
*When it is used in a language that is left to right like Arabic or
Hebrew, it insists on being on the right side of the word in effect
blocking out the first character.
Could we PLEASE get rid of this silly thing. And if someone insists on
keeping it, could it be fixed so that it behaves properly ...
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