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Re: xhtml 2.0 noscript

From: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2006 18:00:10 +0200
Message-ID: <44CB860A.3090801@w3development.de>
To: www-html@w3.org

magick wrote:
> You all are pissing me off.  In clear and plain English.  YES OR NO.  
> Can you use <noscript> in xhtml2?

Have a look at the public working draft for XHTML 2.0 and see if there 
is a noscript element. The list of elements 
does not show a noscript element. Question answered. Pretty easy, wasn't it?

> And here is a very good example why you may want to use it:
> Let's say you have this
> <a href='javascript:history.go(-1)'>Go back to the page you just left</a>
> In your document, well anyone with JavaScript disabled or not supported 
> will just get a link that doesn't do anything.  Annoying those people.  
> So what do we do, it's simple.
> <script type='text/javascript'>
> <!--
> document.write ("<a href='javascript:history.go(-1)'>Go back to the page 
> you just left<\/a>")
> -->
> </script>
> <noscript><!--NOOP--></noscript>
> Now if someone has JS enabled, they'll see the link, if not they see 
> nothing.  It's the best of both worlds.

Why do you need a noscript element here?

Johannes Koch
Spem in alium nunquam habui praeter in te, Deus Israel.
                          (Thomas Tallis, 40-part motet)
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