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[whatwg] no <noscript> proposal

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 17:44:10 +0300
Message-ID: <dda162f5d6e286e53ea4b2b5c89e02a0@iki.fi>
On May 30, 2005, at 10:14, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> He's correct for a bit though. If you have the following element:
>  <div id="noscript">
>   <p>Foo bar, etc.</p>
>  </div>
> You could easily remove that DIV from the flow using javascript. And 
> when javascript is disabled it would show up. Of course, compared to 
> NOSCRIPT this is suboptimal at best.

I disagree. <noscript> does not tell which script features a script 
needs. OTOH, the script itself can sniff for required DOM properties 
and proceed to remove the fallback if all the required properties are 

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
Received on Monday, 30 May 2005 07:44:10 UTC

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