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Re: javascript and URLs

From: Lisa Seeman <seeman@netvision.net.il>
Date: Sun, 4 Mar 2001 08:39:17 +0200
Message-ID: <003001c0a475$d6d84340$0d90003e@seeman>
To: "Robert Neff" <robneff@home.com>, "wai-gl" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
I think that there is consensus that opening a new window is not, ever, a
good thing. It confuses navigation. (Imagine a non sited person who is moved
without her knowledge to a pop up window and then tries the back button -
disorienting the user.)
-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Neff <robneff@home.com>
To: wai-gl <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Date: Saturday, March 03, 2001 9:45 PM
Subject: javascript and URLs

>wendy, have we considered javascript opening URLs in new new windows (that
>are not pop-ups) as a techniques or other?  was just thinking about the
>number of web sites includeing news sites that do this.  you click on the
>URL link and it opens another browser window.  what if javascript is turned
>off? or do we need no script here?
Received on Sunday, 4 March 2001 01:38:58 UTC

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