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Re: to js or not to js?

From: Julian Voelcker <asp@tvw.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2003 17:28:03 GMT
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <VA.00000623.03d42bdb@tvw.net>

Hi David,

> For those suggesting that one should rely on js being turned off in order to
> provide non js functionality, this problematic in that in many cases, js is
> needed and to have to turn off the js in a browser in order to achieve
> accessibility to a site specifically would break accessibility for other
> sites if inadvertantly left off.

I try to take the stance that I will use js on a site, but will make sure that 
it still works for people that have it turned off.  I do the same for cookies.

The only time when we 'insist' on js or cookies being turned on is for 
subscription based sites.  With the latest browsers it is pretty easy to 
configure js and cookies on a per site basis.


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