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RE: [Q] META "Refresh" deprecated ?

From: Piers Williams <PiersW@zinc.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2000 13:31:57 -0000
Message-ID: <0770EFD2075AD211B66C00A0C9E4E24BA89684@ZINCEMAIL>
To: www-html@w3c.org
Opera also allows you to disable Javascript, CSS and a variety of other
features, but I don't see you baying for them to be dropped.

You've made my point for me - at the end of the day all feature
implimentation is in the hands of the user, either directly (via settings on
browser) or indirectly (by using a different browser). So there's no problem
implimenting features that _might_ in some circumstances have a potential
accessabilty problem, as the user can just not enable them (and the users
we're talking about in this instance are exactly the demographic that _will_
take the time to find out how to make their browser do what they want)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Arjun Ray [mailto:aray@q2.net]
> Sent: 22 February 2000 13:48
> To: www-html@w3c.org
> Subject: RE: [Q] META "Refresh" deprecated ?
> On Tue, 22 Feb 2000, Piers Williams wrote:
> > > My browser is *mine* to use, not yours to command.
> > 
> > So go to another site. Or hit the stop button.
> I do better than that.  I use software that allows *me* to control my
> uh, user browsing experience.
> (For instance, Opera allows the Refresh idiocy to be disabled.)
> Arjun
Received on Tuesday, 22 February 2000 08:38:35 UTC

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