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Re: [opensuse] Stupid Google Redirect URL Utility
  • From: Dave Howorth <dhoworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2009 14:19:55 +0100
  • Message-id: <4A2E617B.6050705@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Per Jessen wrote:
Randall R Schulz wrote:

On Tuesday Jue 9 2009, Dave Howorth wrote:

So I don't think I'll need *more* scripts. I think I'll just go back
to having *noscript* :)
I suppose that's a solution for some, but I cannot use an inert Web.

What is the reason to want not to run software on your computer?

I do like to run software on my computer :)

But I prefer to run software that I installed or otherwise chose to
trust. I prefer not to run whatever some unknown person wants to throw
at me. I find most uses of Javascript are completely unnecessary. It
seems to be a 'me-too' fashion among presumably bored web designers.

I haven't disabled javascript in my browser, but I get the same
behaviour that Dave describes. I.e. the links are fine.

Which google search are you running? It could be that different searches
and/or particular hosts in their cloud may be running different
software. I get traditional behaviour when I run linux searches.

Cheers, Dave
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