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From David Graham <>
Subject Re: [validator] client side validation: alternative for alert()?
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2003 14:42:52 GMT

--- Wouter Denayer <> wrote:
> Hello,
> Currently with client side validation, when there is an error an alert()
> popup box is used to signal this to the user. By using client side DHTML
> we could get pretty much the same behavior as you get when going to the 
> server and coming back, i.e. all messages grouped together above the 
> form + each message repeated close to the offending field. Has there 
> been any thought of implementing this functionality in validator?

No, probably because DHTML is difficult to implement for all browsers.  I
agree that DHTML is pretty neat but it's way too time consuming to
maintain cross browser code.


> regards,
> Wouter Denayer
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