[Mailman-Developers] Turning off dynamic JavaScript

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Tue Jul 4 23:25:45 CEST 2006

Barry Warsaw wrote:

>> I will do this for browsers not employing JavaScript. Screen readers
>> employ JavaScript and provide no indication what they do/do not
>> provide
>> feedback to the user for.
> Will this also work for browsers with JS enabled per-page, a la the
> Firefox NoScript extension?  I use that to control which sites I
> allow JS on, and while I generally would enable it (and cookies) for
> most Mailman sites, I could definitely see others disabling it.

I also do this with Firefox, and an equivalent for Safari (using
PithHelmet).  I would generally turn on JavaScript for those sites I
consider to be "safe", such as the mail.python.org or any other Mailman
site I help administer, but I can certainly see that others might not feel
the same way.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

     -- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
     Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755

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