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Re: forms problem

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 15:35:15 -0500 (EST)
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0201151533000.20590-100000@tux.w3.org>
iCab allows the user to block scripts from opening windows, either in
general, or scripts from specific sites.

It is simple to do, but took me a long time to find it.



On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Jim Ley wrote:

  > Just to re-iterate what was originally mentioned regarding pop-ups...
  > Checkpoint 10.1 states '... do not cause pop-ups or other windows to
  > ...'
  > Surely this implies that we shouldn't be using pop-up windows at all!?
  > I understand that this is one guideline that is 'until user agents
  > if future browsers enable users to disable spawned windows, then having
  > content in a pop-up window is not a feasible solution?

  Opera, Mozilla, Konquerer, IE* all currently allow the user to do that -
  so is it feasible now?


  * IE takes slightly more effort than the other 3

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