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Subject: CREATING A JAVASCRIPT BUTTON doc section too pessimistic
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 09:51:52 -0900
To: bug-CGI.pm [...] rt.cpan.org
From: "Britton Kerin" <bkerin [...] fastmail.fm>
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Same as last message (just with a subject since I often don't look at the ones that don't have a subject myself): The CGI man page section CREATING A JAVASCRIPT BUTTON contains this: button() produces a button that is compatible with Netscape 2.0's JavaScript. When it's pressed the fragment of JavaScript code pointed to by the -onClick parameter will be executed. On non-Netscape browsers this form element will probably not even display. which I think is unduly pessimistic now. No reason for a lovely module like CGI.pm to look out of date! Britton
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I think the "non-Netscape" language was removed some time ago. Also, the next release will be removing a maximal amount of the Netscape-specific language.


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