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Re: [VE][64] Validator parses <.....> inside <script></script> need advise

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 15:18:41 +0000
To: Jesper <struktor@gmail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070117151841.GQ8811@us-lot.org>

On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 06:04:42AM +0100, Jesper wrote:
> I have without luck many a' times tried to resolve this problem with a 
> little javascript snippet to add a page to bookmarks/favorites, I need some 
> advise, the best answer for me is ofcourse the solution since I have 
> already read tons of pages including http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#h-4.8 
> without being able to find a workable solution

"An alternative is to use external script and style documents." is
mentioned at the URL referenced and is a reasonable solution.

There's always the hixie method though:
http://www.hixie.ch/advocacy/xhtml (first mention under "specific

> The javascript: which is from dynamicdrive

FWIW, I'm yet to see any code from that site which I would be
comfortable using on a public website.

> <body>
>   <script type="text/javascript">document.write(<a class='allw' 
> href="javascript:bookmarksite('Jesper\'s Site 
> [luvaduck.homelinux.org]','http://luvaduck.homelinux.org')"><span 
> class='xscb'>Never forget this site, Bookmark it now !</span></a>);</script>

... I know how to use the bookmark function in my browser. I suspect
that people who don't know how would have trouble using it to get back
the site.
>   <noscript><p class="xsyc">Javascript is disabled in your browser, Press 
> CTRL+D to bookmark this site now!</p></noscript>

Why would activating the "Download File" function in my browser do
anything related to bookmarking?

(See previous comment regarding quality of code at dynamic drive)

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Wednesday, 17 January 2007 15:18:59 UTC

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