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Re: My thoughts on XHTML 2

From: Joris Huizer <joris_huizer@yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 11:28:20 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20030123192820.37727.qmail@web20206.mail.yahoo.com>
To: "Philip TAYLOR \[PC336/H-XP\]" <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Cc: kelvSYC <kelvsyc@shaw.ca>, Chris Mannall <chris.mannall@hecubagames.com>, W3 HTML Mailing List <www-html@w3.org>

What I meant was, <noscript> sections are typically
used to give noscript browsers alternative text as
some functionality provided in a script is missing -
but with DOM support it's very easy to
hide/extend/remove the noscript text - I'm not saying
all modern browsers must support javascript :-)


--- "Philip TAYLOR [PC336/H-XP]" <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
wrote:
> 
> 
> Joris Huizer wrote:
> 
> [snip]
> 
> > 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, and enable it only when (a) it is
> essential to
> the site being navigated, and (b) I am convinced
> that the
> site is trustworthy.  Ditto Java, of course.
> 
> Philip Taylor, RHBNC


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