[conspire] NoScript et al

Don Marti dmarti at zgp.org
Thu Sep 29 07:32:05 PDT 2011

begin Nick Moffitt quotation of Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 08:13:20AM +0000:

> I still worry that "mobile devices" are the only reason anyone ever
> bothers testing without JS at all any more.  People speak of JS as "The
> assembly language of the Internet" and so forth.  Once there are no
> mobile devices left that can't do JS, we'll lose tricks like the ability
> to tack "blog." on the front of gawker URLs to get the actual HTML
> instead of some silly JS app that fetches the HTML slower than a browser
> would.

Don't forget SEO.  Search engines do interpret some
JavaScript to detect webspam tricks, but you still
need to serve a page that's indexable without it.

Don Marti                    
dmarti at zgp.org

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