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Re: Validator bug for HTML 4.01 Strict DTD?

From: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 20:56:12 +0000 (GMT)
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
cc: Davydd Cook <davydd@mnsi.net>, www-validator <www-validator@w3.org>, gerald <gerald@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.43.0202212054170.317-100000@phaestos.ee.surrey.ac.uk>
On Thu, 21 Feb 2002, Nick Kew wrote:

> On Sun, 10 Feb 2002, Davydd Cook wrote:
> > Wondering about this and how anybody would manage to write a framed site
> > using the strict HTML 4.01 DTD, I popped over to
> You wouldn't.  You would use another DTD.
> If you want to open another window, you would use a scripting event,
> thereby empowering users who don't want another window to turn it
> off even if they have a primitive browser that fails to warn them
> about new windows.

I don't see how globally disabling/enabling javascript to avoid such
events empowers the user. After all, that's all most browser UIs seem
to allow.


if this mail is a resend, sorry.

Received on Thursday, 21 February 2002 15:58:12 UTC

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