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1471[Conformance Checkers] Allow _blank, but encourage UAs to not open new windows.2008-04-21 04:39
@@ -24128,22 +24128,22 @@ never reset. This is nice and consistent.)
   <p>Browsing contexts can have a <dfn>browsing context name</dfn>. By
   default, a browsing context has no name (its name is not set).</p>
   <p>A <dfn>valid browsing context name</dfn> is any string with at
   least one character that does not start with a U+005F LOW LINE
   character. (Names starting with an underscore are reserved for
   special keywords.)</p>
   <p>A <dfn>valid browsing context name or keyword</dfn> is any string
   that is either a <span>valid browsing context name</span> or that
-  case-insensitively <!-- ASCII --> matches one of: <!--<code
-  title="">_blank</code>,--> <code title="">_self</code>, <code
+  case-insensitively <!-- ASCII --> matches one of: <code
+  title="">_blank</code>, <code title="">_self</code>, <code
   title="">_parent</code>, or <code title="">_top</code>.</p>
   <p><dfn>The rules for chosing a browsing context given a browsing
   context name</dfn> are as follows. The rules assume that they are
   being applied in the context of a <span>browsing context</span>.</p>
    <li><p>If the given browsing context name is the empty string or
    <code title="">_self</code>, then the chosen browsing context must
@@ -24224,20 +24224,24 @@ never reset. This is nice and consistent.)
      <dd>The chosen browsing context is the current browsing
      <dt>If the user agent has been configured such that in this
      instance it will not find a browsing context</dt>
      <dd>There must not be a chosen browsing context.</dd>
+    <p>User agents are encouraged to default to being configured to
+    always reuse the current browsing context, or to at least provide
+    that option to the user.</p>
   <h3>The default view</h3>
   <p>The <code>AbstractView</code> object of <span title="default