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Re: New failure technique for 3.2.5: automatic updates

From: Gez Lemon <gez.lemon@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 03:02:04 +0000
Message-ID: <e2a28a920603111902m7fc2b5c5h@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Gregg Vanderheiden" <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Cc: "Cynthia Shelly" <cyns@exchange.microsoft.com>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org

On 11/03/06, Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu> wrote:
<quote>
If hitting the STOP button on a browser will stop the behavior,  should that
also be allowed too?  If it is the standard behavior of browsers?
</quote>

The STOP button terminates the HTTP request, but it doesn't terminate
the functionality of any scripts or plugins that have already been
downloaded.

I've put together one of those annoying "current time" scripts [1],
and the only way to stop it is to disable scripting in the user agent.

http://juicystudio.com/experiments/time.html

Best regards,

Gez

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