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[check(link)] Use of javascript?

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: 27 Oct 2002 18:02:37 +0200
To: QA Dev <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1035734557.1716.8.camel@bobcat.ods.org>


what's the policy on use of JavaScript in validator or checklink?
Is it a no-no or can it be used to enhance the UI?

There are some useful little things like focusing a default form element
when a page is loaded and preventing form submission if the URL field is
empty etc, for which IMHO JavaScript could be used.

Just a notice in advance, I think "application/x-javascript" should be
used for the content type for javascript, instead of "text/javascript"
(*not* registered), even though using the former makes MSIE 6 to ignore
the scripts most of the time...

\/ille Skyttä
ville.skytta at iki.fi
Received on Sunday, 27 October 2002 10:59:49 UTC

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