> I looked into this issue some more and like to share a bit of
> what I learned.
> The short answer is: use jQuery (or a library like it.)

Thanks, Godmar, for investigating this further and sharing.

> JQuery will determine when the document is ready and execute
> your anonymous function then, which is at the earliest
> possible time. If no hack is known for a particular platform,
> jQuery falls back to the "load" handler.
> If you think about it, that's not something you want to
> implement or even think about.

Amen to that! In fact, I have not had much time to think about it since
my last post, but the little bit I did was leading me to pretty much the
same conclusion!

Michael Kreyche
Associate Professor
Libraries and Media Services
Kent State University