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Orion Edwards orion@c...
Thu Apr 7 08:58:40 NZST 2005


Hrm... IMHO firefox needs to treat javascript the same way it treats extensions
- ie: have a white or blacklist type feature

Quoting Bnonn <bnonn@o...>:

> A lot of sites, it's true, but "almost worthless" is a definite
> overstatement, at least for my mileage, which of course varies.
> 
> I had javascript turned off in Firefox for a few days before I noticed
> that I couldn't log into Fastnet. That's the only site I had a problem
> with that I use...
> 
> On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 18:52 +1200, Oliver Jones wrote:
> 
> > > > As a temporary workaround, Secunia suggests that JavaScript 
> > > > support be disabled.
> > 
> > And render your browser almost worthless.  So many sites use JavaScript
> > to power forms these days that this really isn't an option.
> > 
> > Regards
> > --
> >                    Oliver Jones » Roving Code Warrior
> >    oliver@d... » +64 (21) 41 2238 » www.deeperdesign.com 
> > 
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