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Re: on the future: was: Re: forms problem

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 09:48:52 -0500
Message-Id: <200201151448.JAA3690392@smtp2.mail.iamworld.net>
To: "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 09:31 AM 2002-01-15 , Jim Ley wrote:
>"Harry Woodrow":
>> 10.1 Until user agents allow users to turn off spawned windows, do not
>> pop-ups or other windows to appear and do not change the current window
>> without informing the user. [Priority 2]
>> For example, in HTML, avoid using a frame whose target is a new window.
>> Techniques for checkpoint 10.
>> This is the actual text of the guidelines.  From this I read that
>popups and
>> changes to the current windows are acceptible providing that the user
>> informed of what happens.
>Surely though any content in a popup or spawned window is innaccesbile to
>those browsers which have turned off spawned windows?

The best thing to look at is probably the User Agent guidelines dealing with
this subject.

See, for example

 Checkpoint 5.3


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