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Re: My thoughts on XHTML 2

From: Jonas Jørgensen <jonasj@jonasj.dk>
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 18:10:40 +0100
Message-ID: <3E302210.9090507@jonasj.dk>
To: www-html@w3.org

Jim Dabell wrote:
>>>>Assuming DOM support, there is no real need for
>>>><noscript> - and only modern, future browsers will
>>>>support XHTML 2 you may assume this
>>>
>>>I would respectfully strongly disagree; even using the most
>>>modern browser(s), I still operate with JavaScript disabled
>>>by default
>>
>>I don't understand your argument. Why do you think XHTML 2.0 needs the
>><noscript> element?
> 
> Well perhaps I have misunderstood, but your argument appears to be that 
> there is no reason to cater to XHTML 2.0 user-agents that don't process 
> scripts.  Or are you saying that there is a better way of rendering content 
> for only non-script-processing user-agents?

Yes: Write your document the way you want it to look for user-agents 
without scripting, then use scripts to hide the stuff you don't want 
user-agents with scripting to show.

/Jonas
Received on Thursday, 23 January 2003 12:10:42 GMT

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