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Re: PopUp Windows / New Windows

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2002 19:32:45 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200209151832.g8FIWjg00838@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> Back to the JavaScript example, with the explosion of "anti pop-up" software
> out there (Popup Killer - www.stopzilla.com, Popup Zapper -

I suspect some of this is to defend against third party advertising
popups (and ISP advertising popups, such as those generated by 
Geocities), and generally unsolicited popups, rather than popups
triggered by explicit actions, or at least correlated to mouseovers.

The market for such software is unlikely to be amongst those who are
confused by popups, but rather for relatively sophisticated users.
Received on Sunday, 15 September 2002 14:32:49 UTC

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