On 3 Dec 2012 Jim Nagel wrote:
Would it be a big thing to provide a warning when a page contains
I suspect that it would! For a start it would have to work out whether
there was an adequate <noscript> section.
This would save my non-techie wife the frustration that a site
"doesn't work", and calling me down from upstairs to explain yet
again. (And other new users, not just a particular wife.)
Maybe a little box down in the bottom left near the "Fetching,
processing" message. Or maybe red text appended to that message.
Or even a message that comes up when she tries to click on an
inoperative button. I have no idea of the programming effort this
would entail, though I suspect any such sensitivity to particular
It usually tells you at the bottom of the window if a form cannot be
to have a mechanism to submit a form where there is no text input
field or submit button.
Richard Porter http://www.minijem.plus.com/
I don't want a "user experience" - I just want stuff that works.