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Re: Any examples of <NOSCRIPT>?

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@reef.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2001 15:19:28 -0800
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To: jim@jimthatcher.com, "W3c-Wai-Ig@W3. Org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 12:01 PM 2/20/2001, Jim Thatcher wrote:
>Does anyone know of a real life effective use of the NOSCRIPT element?

The government's Section 508 web site -- http://www.section508.gov/
-- uses a <noscript> element.  This might be an interesting point of
discussion as to whether or not this is ideal usage.

Here's the content of the <noscript>:

<noscript>
         <font face="Arial" size="-1"> You are receiving this message since 
your browser does not support Java
         Script or you have Java Scripts disabled in your browser.  The 
following
         disclaimer paragraphs are provided below as the alternative for 
display of information that would
         normally be seen on your monitor when you click on a link to a 
federal site
         or if you clicked on a link to a non-federal site. <ul>
                 <li>All external links to federal sites include an exit 
Java Script pop-up
                         disclaimer that includes the following language. 
"You are now leaving the
                         Section 508 website.  Thank you for visiting our 
site.  We welcome your
                         comments on how we can make our site more useful."
                 <li>All external links to non-federal sites include an 
exit pop-up disclaimer
                         that includes the following language: "You are now 
leaving the Section 508
                         website.  Thank you for visiting our
                         site.  We welcome your comments on how we can make 
this site more useful.
                         You are now leaving this site to link to another 
location that is not
                         maintained by the Federal Government.  The Federal 
Government takes no
                         responsibility for and exercises no control over 
non-government sites, the
                         view that may be represented, or the accuracy, 
privacy policies, copyright
                         or trademark compliance, or the legality of any 
material contained on those
                         sites."
         </ul>
         <p>Any questions about exit disclaimers should be referred to the 
Webmaster at section.508@gsa.gov</p></font>
</noscript>

What do you think?

--Kynn


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Kynn Bartlett <kynn@reef.com>
Technical Developer Liaison
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