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Re: popup Javascript alert - accessible?

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2002 07:27:08 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200204250627.g3P6R8R05471@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> I hate those sites, Lynx sure doesn't like anything that has to do with
> Javascript...I don't ever get them to submit..

That's not a necessary problem with Javascript, just one with common idioms
for its use.  If the scripting is done as an onsubmit action, and returns
false on a validation error, you might just have problems with very early
Netscape's, but generally browsers with script on will abort the submission,
and those with scripting off will submit anyway and rely on the server side
validation, which must be present to defend against hacked pages, to 
catch the errors.

(I don't think very early Netscape's supported true/false returns from
events.)
Received on Thursday, 25 April 2002 02:27:12 GMT

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