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From: Steve Vosloo <stevenvosloo@yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 09:52:19 +0200
To: "WAI IG" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <005601c257d5$d299a390$130310ac@theijunction.icelogic.co.za>

I have form that uses JavaScript to perform client-side validation, i.e.
when the user hits submit without filling in the first name an alert box
pops up. Is this bad accessibility? Should I use server-side validation
to avoid popups that change the user focus?

Thanks
Steve

Steve Vosloo
Division Manager
Usability Junction

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Received on Monday, 9 September 2002 03:48:01 GMT

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