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New technique: Technique 10.1.2 [priority 1] Verify that scripts do not spawn new windows.

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 15:03:35 -0500
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To: w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org, mcooper@cast.org
Michael said:
<blockquote>
Checkpoint 10.1 - Until user agents allow users to turn off spawned 
windows, do not cause pop-ups or other windows to appear and do not change 
the current window without informing the user
New Technique: trigger on SCRIPT elements, unless we bother to check for 
the "window.open()" command (knowing that window might be a variable of 
type window).
</blockquote>

i created the following new technique:
<blockquote>
Technique 10.1.2 [priority 1] Verify that scripts do not spawn new windows.
Discussion Status:
awaiting discussion
Evaluation:
Check for a JavaScript call to window.open()
@@other embedded scripting languages?
If not found, ask the author to confirm if scripts spawn new windows or not.
Example Language:
This script will open a new window that can be disorienting for some users.
Repair Technique:
Allow the user to remove the scripting call or to replace it with ??@@
Test Files and Discussion Files:
</blockquote>
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wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
madison, wi usa
tel: +1 608 663 6346
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