[thelist] Putting code into e-mail

Jason Handby jasonh at pavilion.co.uk
Wed Jul 2 12:34:18 CDT 2003

Hi Scott,

> While at work, I access my evolt mail via a webmail system.  The
> recent thread on printing with an onclick has included code that,
> when I read it, it opens up the Print dialogue and then prompts
> me if I want to close my window.  Unfortunately, that also tends
> to kill my browser and I have to kill the window and open up a
> new one.  Aside from me not being able to view the thread (I
> can't disable JS, because the mail system doesn't work with it
> off), it's da**ed annoying.

I know this doesn't help much; but clearly your webmail system needs fixing
if it runs arbitrary javascript that's included in message bodies. I suggest
you ask your system admin / the author to sort it out ASAP!


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