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But then you would get fewer nickels. We need to figure out the equilibrium
point for this function now.

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 21:23, Cary Gordon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I concur.
>
> If I had a nickel for every clueless person who makes more money than
> me, I would make more money than I do.
>
> Cary
>
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 5:03 PM, Joe Hourcle
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > On Nov 16, 2011, at 5:02 PM, Cary Gordon wrote:
> >
> >> I just registered for an overflow block room at
> >>
> https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_gi_new&groupID=7466136
> >>
> >> I noticed when I got to the Guest Details page that there was a
> >> checkbox in the Contact Information block -- "Yes, I'd like to be
> >> notifiedů" -- which was checked (not surprising) and not changeable
> >> (that was surprising). Peeking at the code, I noticed that the form
> >> tag had the words, "checked" and "disabled".
> >>
> >> Now, since nobody could be so slimy as to do this intentionally
> >> (right?). I helped them out by using my in-browser editor to correct
> >> this oversight, because I wouldn't want them to waste electrons
> >> sending me email that I don't want.
> >
> > Unless they're doing something to un-disable the form when you submit,
> > there shouldn't be an issue in most browsers, as the 'disable' also
> implies
> > 'don't bother sending when submitting'.
> >
> > It's implied in the HTML4 spec, but I don't know if it's required
> behavior:
> >
> >        http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/interact/forms.html#h-17.12
> >
> >
> > Now, if they had set it 'readonly', then yes, you should worry.  Or that
> > whoever made the form doesn't know what they're doing, and as I've
> > often found out, those people seem to get paid way more money than
> > I do even though they're clueless.
> >
> >
> > -Joe
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Cary Gordon
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>