[thelist] disabled javascript

Matt Liotta mliotta at iname.com
Thu Apr 4 10:56:01 CST 2002

What really sucks is the people that use an anchor around an image with an
href of javascript: to submit the form. That particular technique seems to
make quite a number of sites unusable for IE 5.1 on MacOS X even with
JavaScript enabled.


On 4/4/02 8:36 AM, "aardvark" <roselli at earthlink.net> wrote:

>> From: "David Kutcher" <david_kutcher at hotmail.com>
>> Here we are again... back to the argument about whether doing some
>> client side validation before sending the info to the server (using
>> javascript) is a bad practice.
> no, that's not what i'm talking about...
> [...]
>> And if you fail to realize this fact, I think it is you that is daft
>> and not the companies in question (Microsoft and Unisys being two of
>> the larger technology providers in the world).
> [...]
> re-read the statement in my original post:
> [...]
>>> the form doesn't work without JS enabled...
> [...]
> it is daft to:
> - assume i meant something i explicitly did not say...
> - allow the form to be submitted using *only* JS...
> - using the 'button' input type, instead of 'submit', thereby requiring
> the JS...
> i know yours was a knee-jerk reaction, but it was the wrong one... i
> don't give a rat's arse about the validation, just that i couldn't use
> the damn form...

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