Re: JavaScript -Reply

Subject: Re: JavaScript -Reply
From: "Walker, Arlen P" <Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 1997 09:10:07 -0500

I would highly recommend learning JavaScript.

The downside, of course, is only the latest browsers can access it.

There's another downside. A lot folks, myself included, disable JavaScript
in their browsers. Call me paranoid, but it's just too easy for an
unscrupulous webmaster to abuse.

I know of several companies who insist that all browsers have JS (and even
Java support) disabled.

So, if you're prepared to exclude a lot of corporate users go ahead and use
JS. So far, it doesn't seem that I've missed much of anything except cutesy
time-wasting graphics without it. Good web design doesn't need JS.


Have fun,
Arlen
Chief Managing Director In Charge, Department of Redundancy Department
DNRC 224

Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- Com
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