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RE: [Q] META "Refresh" deprecated ?

From: <Roy.Gardiner@natwest.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2000 13:50:55 -0000
Message-Id: <4B501D29FD25D21191FB00805F19F9E60199CC92@EXGEMS001FE>
To: www-html@w3c.org
> 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

I run a couple of small special interest web sites (e.g.
http://www.btinternet.com/~lvrc/ ) and subscribe to this list for education.
I use the 'idiocy' to provide a standard, simple, here-I-am lead-in to the
site. I would like to ask (genuine interest, not rhetorical smartass),
what's wrong with what I do and thus with Refresh? What should I do instead?

Best Regards, Roy Gardiner  (PS apologies to Arjun who gets this twice
because I forgot to read the To button before pressing Send and had to do it
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