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Re: Possible Bug

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 09:14:41 -0000
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <b76115$870$1@main.gmane.org>


"Ville Skyttä" <ville.skytta@iki.fi> wrote in message
news:1050051784.7735.266.camel@bobcat.ods.org...

On Tue, 2003-04-01 at 04:21, Richard Hulse wrote:
>> but it should be:
>>
>>
javascript:void(document.location='http://validator.w3.org/check?uri='+escap
e(document.location))
>>
>> to work correctly.

Even this isn't reliable of course...  a version using encodeURIComponent on
window.location would be better than using escape - falling back to escape
only where the ECMAScript Ed. 3 objects aren't available.


>Yep, you're right about the escaping.  But document.location is
>deprecated and has been dropped in modern browsers; window.location
>works since JavaScript 1.0 and should be used instead.

Well window.location is certainly the correct object to use, not sure I'm
that happy with the argument why though.

Jim.
Received on Friday, 11 April 2003 05:14:55 GMT

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