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From: Mark Wubben <markwubben@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 14:27:20 +0200
Message-ID: <3b24e6c505051005276bb44a5e@mail.gmail.com>
On 5/9/05, James Graham <jg307 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> But can you do it such that it will work without javascript? I consider
> distinguishing read/unread messages to be a basic enough feature that it
> should be possible to implement it without requiring client-side
> scripting. In this case, the obvious implementation would be a
> javascript function called when the message was recieved that performed
> a background POST request to update the read flag on the message. Is
> there a better way?
Well, you could load an iframe with a redirect meta element, which
will then, uhm, use GET to modify the state. That's all I can think
off, though.
Received on Tuesday, 10 May 2005 05:27:20 UTC

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