How do I edit a client record in a new window using javascript and PHP?

I query a client database and add links to the #'s of the records returned. I want to link on that record no (id) to open a new window so i can edit that record. How do a pass the id no to javascript so javascript opens the correct record in the new window?

part of the PHP routine
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<script language="JavaScript">
function clientwindow(idsel)
{
window.open('clientedit.php3?id=idsel','Client','width=400,height=450,directories=no,location=no,men ubar=no,status=no,toolbar=no,resizable=no,left=150,top=150,screenX=150,screenY=1 50')
}
</script>
// the clientedit.php routine works
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// this part also works
$id=result["id"];
$id="<a href="javascript:clientwindow($id)">".$id."</a>";
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