[whatwg] no <noscript> proposal

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Mon May 30 07:44:10 PDT 2005

On May 30, 2005, at 10:14, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> He's correct for a bit though. If you have the following element:
>  <div id="noscript">
>   <p>Foo bar, etc.</p>
>  </div>
> You could easily remove that DIV from the flow using javascript. And 
> when javascript is disabled it would show up. Of course, compared to 
> NOSCRIPT this is suboptimal at best.

I disagree. <noscript> does not tell which script features a script 
needs. OTOH, the script itself can sniff for required DOM properties 
and proceed to remove the fallback if all the required properties are 

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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