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[whatwg] RE: Degrading of web applications

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 01:00:33 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0411170059190.15515@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sat, 11 Sep 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> > 
> > If application providers consider that compatibility with non-JS 
> > browsers (and browsers with JS disabled) is not critical, then that is 
> > an important datapoint.
> 
> It is, unfortunately, it's also something that won't fly in the 
> application world of the EU, where anti-discrimination employment laws 
> will cripple any attempt to have this fly - I realise as a non EU 
> national and an employee of a non-EU corporation you may not realise 
> this, but the EU market is too important to web-applications to the most 
> of us to consider anything we can't use in that environment.

Could you give me a reference to this EU law that says that requiring 
JavaScript support is illegal but requiring HTML support is not?

Cheers,
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