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Re: XHTML2.0 and the noscript element.

From: Jonny Axelsson <jax@opera.no>
Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2002 17:11:17 +0200
To: www-html@w3.org
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08.08.02 16:42:47, Chris Mannall <chris.mannall@hecubagames.com> wrote:

>Linking noscript to a specific script is a good idea - I'm in support of 
>this one. I'm not sure I like the nesting approach though - how about 
>using an id-based mechanism, similar to that used for form 
>labels/controls in previous versions of (X)HTML? 

Nesting has the advantage of a fall-back. Like with object if there is 
anything you can't or don't want to do, you just ignore that element. It 
would be extremely easy to make a non-scripting user agent. 

Linking, while seemingly giving more freedom, means that a noscript could 
blip out of existence depending of the state of scripts that may not even 
have run yet. Furthermore any XHTML 1.0 user would choke on the XHTML 2.0 

Jonny Axelsson
Opera software
Received on Thursday, 8 August 2002 11:07:21 UTC

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