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Re: MWABP: 3.6.4 Support a non-JavaScript Variant if Appropriate

From: Alan Chuter <achuter@technosite.es>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 13:15:59 +0100
Message-ID: <4B0D1FFF.4020506@technosite.es>
To: MWI BPWG Public <public-bpwg@w3.org>
CC: rotan.hanrahan@mobileaware.com
Rotan Hanrahan wrote:
> If your DDR doesn't indicate script-capability, and the script 
 > isn't that important, then don't use the script. You'll save a
 > bit of bandwidth too. If the script is important, and there's
 > some doubt about whether the device will execute it, the
 > <noscript> element is advised.

Now I understand, the DDR should be the first line of defence. If you 
know that device doesn't support script then don't even bother with 
script or noscript.

If you are unsure, and use the noscript element, I would add that it 
should contain a minimal explanation and a link to an alternative, to 
avoid unnecessarily sending people alternative content they may not need 
or ever read.



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