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RE: Reasons for not using <noscript> (was: Google Adsense ... not accessible)

From: Patrick Lauke <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2006 09:35:16 -0000
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> David Woolley

> > helpful, it would be much more helpful if people were simply told to
> > ensure their page works when is scripting is disabled.
> But that is typically not a client requirement, so a 
> programmer typically
> has no budget for doing that.

To play devil's advocate to a certain extent: a lot of things aren't
always specified/required by the client (take structural, semantic markup,
for instance). That doesn't mean that a developer should not strive
towards implementing them (particularly if they fall within a generally
accepted "current best practice").

Patrick H. Lauke
Web Editor / University of Salford
Web Standards Project (WaSP) Accessibility Task Force
Received on Friday, 3 February 2006 09:37:41 UTC

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